A glimpse of the maths behind Optimization Algorithms

14 min readMay 11, 2021
By Reina Kousaka, Unsplash licence.

Ok, let’s start…


import numpy as np
from scipy.optimize import minimize


No? Ok… ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ We need to dive a bit more into maths…

The goal of this article is to provide a basic understanding of the maths behind common types of optimization algorithms…




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