26. Computer Optimization

  1. Charles D. Ghilani Ph.D. Professor

Published Online: 9 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470586266.ch26

Adjustment Computations: Spatial Data Analysis, Fifth Edition

Adjustment Computations: Spatial Data Analysis, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Ghilani, C. D. (2010) Computer Optimization, in Adjustment Computations: Spatial Data Analysis, Fifth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470586266.ch26

Author Information

  1. The Pennsylvania State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 3 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470464915

Online ISBN: 9780470586266

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Keywords:

  • computer optimization;
  • storage optimization;
  • relational mapping between original matrix indices;
  • direct formation of normal equations;
  • Cholesky factor - finding inverse of normal matrix

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Storage Optimization

  • Direct Formation of the Normal Equations

  • Cholesky Decomposition

  • Forward and Back Solutions

  • Using the Cholesky Factor to Find the Inverse of the Normal Matrix

  • Spareness and Optimization of the Normal Matrix

  • Problems

  • Programming Problems