Part A: Calculus of Variations

Problem sets

  • Week 2: The Euler-Lagrange equations
  • Week 3: Walking through a muddy fields
  • Week 4: Geodesics here, geodesics there, geodesics everywhere
  • Week 5: Higher-dimensional and high-order minimization

Quite interesting

A paper cutout cone for the week 4 class on geodesics: download here.