Accession Number : AD0252627

Title :   EXTREME VARIETIES, CONCAVE FUNCTIONS, AND THE FIXED CHARGE PROBLEM

Corporate Author : NEW YORK UNIV NY COURANT INST OF MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Personal Author(s) : HIRSCH, WARREN M. ; HOFFMAN, ALAN J.

Report Date : FEB 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : An analysis is presented of various structural properties of convex sets and their application to the study of concave mappings. The investigation was prompted by a programming problem (the fixed charge problem) which involves the minimization of a concave function on a convex polyhedron. (Author)

Descriptors :   *CONVEX SETS, CONFORMAL MAPPING, TOPOLOGY.

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE