# Questions tagged [numerical-optimization]

Numerical methods for continuous optimization.

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### Which is the best way to generate all $x_i$ where $\sum\limits_{i=1}^7 x_i = 1.0$?

I was wandering which is the best way to generate various combinations of $x_i$ such that $$\sum\limits_{i=1}^7 x_i = 1.0$$ where $x_i \in \{0.0, 0.1,0.2,0.3,0.4,0.5,0.6,0.7,0.8,0.9,1.0\}$ I can ...
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### What is an approach for optimizing the values of a matrix?

My apologies if I get some terminology wrong, I don't have a formal math background; half my problem is articulating what I'm trying to do and identifying the domain of math that deals with this kind ...
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### Numerical Optimization methods?

What kind of functions are suitable for numerical optimization methods such as Newton, Gradient Descent, ... ? Any conditions?
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### How to optimize nonlinear goal under linear constraints?

I have a "linear" equation set as follows, with nonlinear optimization goal. P(0) + P(1) = 1 P(0, 0) + P(0,1) = P(0) P(0) < 1 P(1) < 1 P(0,0) > 0 P(0,1) > 0 ...
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### How can I, as a future mathematician, contribute most to Smart Grid research?

After I've finished my Master's degree in mathematics, I too want to use my powers for good. One endeavour I consider good is the pursuit of the design and implementation of a Smart Grid which will, ...
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