Lecture 13: Recap: Conjugate Gradient Method

author: Stephen P. Boyd, Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
published: July 21, 2010,   recorded: April 2008,   views: 3847
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So we’re looking at solving symmetric positive definite systems of equations and this would come up in Newton’s method, it comes up in, you know, interior point methods, least squares, all these sorts of things. And last time we talked about, I mean, the CG Method the basic idea is it’s a method which solves Ax=b where A is positive definite. And – but it does so in a different way. ...

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