Variational calculus - minimization (presentation, 2002)
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