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Mathematical Optimization Group

Chair of Applied Mathematics, Saarland University, Germany



Bachelor's thesis, Master's thesis or Staatsexamen:

If you are interested in writing your theses in the area of mathematical optimization or related topics, please contact Peter Ochs by eMail (German or English). In the eMail, please mention your interests and list the relevant courses that you have taken.

Possible topics include but are not limited to the following ones: theoretical or practical relations between optimization algorithms for smooth, non-smooth, convex, or non-convex optimization problems; applications of continuous optimization algorithms in computer vision, machine learning, image processing/analysis, or other linear or non-linear inverse problems; non-smooth analysis; convex analysis; bilevel optimization; parameter optimization; and many more.
Current Semester:

Summer Term 2018:

Continuous Optimization
Forthcoming Semester:

Winter Term 2018/2019

Convex Analysis and Optimization
Previous Semesters:

Winter Term 2017/2018:

No Teaching.
Previous Semesters at University of Freiburg 2016 - 2017:

Summer Term 2017:


Winter Term 2016/2017:

Convex Analysis and Optimization
Previous Semesters at Saarland University 2015 - 2016:

Summer Term 2016:

Advanced Variational Methods for Image Processing and Computer Vision

Winter Term 2015/2016:

Convex Analysis and Optimization

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