Objectives of the SEAMS school

- To provide fundamental and basic knowledge in Fixed Point Theory and Optimization Theory for young researchers from each country member of SEAMS.
- To discuss research directions in Fixed Point Theory and Optimization Theory among young researchers and expert professors in this area.
- To build and develop young researchers and research network in the area of Fixed Point Theory and Optimization.

Course description

(1) Fixed point theory and applications

Introduction to metric and Banach spaces, Fixed point theory in metric spaces, fixed point theory in Hilbert spaces, Fixed point theory in Banach spaces, Approximation methods of fixed points and rate of convergence.

(2) Optimization theory

Elements of calculus, Basic of set-constrained and unconstrained optimization, One-Dimensional search methods, Gradient methods, Newton’s methods, Conjugate direction methods, Quasi-Newton methods, Solving linear equations, optimization and Neural networks, Global search algorithms, Nonlinear constrained optimization.

Dates : 24 – 31 July 2017

Place : Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Organizers: Suthep Suantai (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), Bancha Banyanak (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Official website: http://www.math.science.cmu.ac.th/seams17/