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Variational calculus - minimization (presentation, 2002)
Article published on June 2002
last modification on 21 June 2007

Presentation of Yves Boutelout during the ALATNET training course on Numerical Analysis in Kranjska Gora, 29-31 May 2002.

Schedule of the lectures :
 first: a "cultural" lecture with historical digression about variational calculus
 then an introduction to the optimal estimation theory,
 and to variational data assimilation in meteorology
 finally a lecture on the minimization algorithms

Minimization 622.4 kb / GZ

Variational calculus (part 1) 188.7 kb / GZ

Variational calculus (part 2) 423.1 kb / GZ