Algebraic Certificates in Optimization and Beyond

Research Horizons Seminar
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 12:05
1 hour (actually 50 minutes)
Skiles 005
Georgia Tech, School of Math
I will discuss algebraic (sums of squares based) certificates for nonnegativity of polynomials and their use in optimization. Then I will discuss some recent results on degree bounds and state some open questions.