Convex Optimisation Reading Group

The Convex Optimisation (CO) reading group is dedicated to reading the book by Boyd & Vandenberghe. We meet bi-weekly on Thursdays at 10:30 at the Alan Turing Institute. Each seminar lasts for 1 hour 30 minutes and is lead by one volunteer. The room will change depending on availability, so keep an eye on this webpage and the slack channel for updates.

Upcoming reading groups

11 December 2019, Wednesday 4pm, by Dr Omer Deniz Akyildiz, in Banburismus (4th floor).

Chapter 3: Convex functions

Past reading groups

28 November 2019, Thursday, at 10:30am, by Dr Kangrui Wang, in Jack Good (1st floor).

Chapter 2.3


14 November 2019, Thursday, at 10:30am, by Patrick O’Hara.

Chapters 2.2.4 - 2.2.5 plus a recap of definitions.


31 October 2019, Thursday, at 10:30am, by Patrick O’Hara.

Chapters 2.1.5 - 2.2.3 plus a brief recap of chapters 1 and 2.1.


17 October 2019, Thursday, at 3pm, by Patrick O’Hara.

An introduction to Convex Optimsation. Chapters 1 & 2.1.