Lecture plan 
Lecturer Eivind Eriksen 
Reading 
Exercises 
Mon Aug 15: 1012, C2095 
Lecture 1: Matrices. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Quadratic forms and definiteness. 
[E] Ch. 14 
Problem set 1  Solutions 
Wed Aug 17: 1012, C2095 
Lecture 2: Optimization problems. Unconstrained optimization. 
[E] Ch. 5 
Problem set 2 
Fri Aug 19: 1012, C2095 
Lecture 3: Constrained optimization. Lagrange and KuhnTucker problems. 
[E] Ch. 6 
Problem set 3 
Mon Aug 22: 1012, C2095 
Lecture 4: Differential equations. Systems of differential equations. Linearization. 
[E] Ch. 7,9; Helpman, Innovation, imitation and IPR 
Problem set 4 
Wed Aug 24: 1012, C2095 
Lecture 5: General vector spaces. Sequences. 
[LN] Ch 1 
Problem set 5 
Wed Aug 31: 1012, C2095 
Lecture 6: Topology. Functions. Continuity. Derivatives. 
[LN] Ch 2 
Problem set 6 
Thu Sep 01: 1214, C2095 
Lecture 7: Convex sets. Separation theorems. Quasiconvex/quasiconcave functions. 
[LN] Ch 3 
Problem set 7 
Mon Sep 12: 1012, C2095 
Lecture 8: Optimal control theory: Continuous case, Pontryagin's maximum principle. 
[FMEA] 89 
Problem set 8 
Mon Sep 19: 1012, C2095 
Lecture 9: Fixed points and fixed point theorems. Correspondences. 
[FMEA] 14 
Problem set 9 
Mon Sep 26: 1012, C2095 
Lecture 10: Optimal control theory: Discret case, Bellman's equation. 
[FMEA] 12 
Problem set 10 
Fri Oct 14: 09001200 
Final exam  Solutions 
Exercise problems for the exam 
