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Originally Posted by samihaq
Thank you very much Professor. I am new to the subject so it seems i should read a book or two about it as i think in every machine learning problem, we need to optimize some objective function, so i think convex optimization would help in global optimization of the objective functions in ML. Is this correct ?

Convex optimization is an excellent subject to learn about, even if it does not apply directly to many (nonconvex) objective functions.