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Optimization for Communications and Networks

1st Edition

By Poompat Saengudomlert

CRC Press

220 pages | 64 B/W Illus.

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This book provides an introduction to optimization theory and its applications. It is written for senior undergraduate students and first-year graduate students of telecommunication and related fields. Most applications pertain to communication and network problems. The book has practical examples to accompany rigorous discussion so that the reader may develop intuitive understanding on relevant concepts. The materials have been developed from course notes. By attempting to cover convex, linear, and integer optimization for a one-semester course, the author focuses on fundamental concepts and techniques rather than trying to be comprehensive. Infact, the book is written with the main intention to serve as a bridge for students with no prior background in optimization to be able to access more advanced books on the subject later on.

Table of Contents


List of Figures


Components of Optimization Problems

Classes of Optimization Problems

Convex Optimization

Convex Sets and Convex Functions

Properties of Convex Optimization

Further Properties of Convex Sets

Dual Problems

Lagrange Multipliers

Primal-Dual Optimality Conditions

Sensitivity Analysis

Notes on Maximization Problems

Numerical Algorithms for Unconstrained Optimization

Numerical Algorithms for Constrained Optimization

Application: Transmit Power Allocation

Application: Minimum Delay Routing

Exercise Problems

Linear Optimization

Illustrative Example

Properties of Linear Optimization Problems

Simplex Algorithm

Duality for Linear Optimization

Application: Minimum Cost Routing 983.6 Application: Maximum Lifetime Routing in a WSN

Exercise Problems

Integer Linear Optimization

Illustrative Examples


Cutting-Plane Algorithm

Duality for Integer Linear Optimization

Heuristics for Integer Linear Optimization

Application: RWA in a WDM Network

Application: Network Topology Design

Exercise Problems

Appendix A: Reviews of Related Mathematics

Review of Linear Algebra

Review of Analysis

Appendix B: Solutions to Exercise Problems

Appendix C: Octave Commands for Optimization

Minimum Cost Routing

Maximum Lifetime Routing in a WSN

RWA in a WDM Network

Network Topology Design



Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Networking / General