Accession Number : AD0619968

Title :   FOUNDATIONS OF NONLINEAR PROGRAMMING: NOTES ON LINEAR PROGRAMMING AND EXTENSIONS, PART 65,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Wolfe,Philip

Report Date : AUG 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 83

Abstract : The memorandum develops and uses some of the mathematical tools required for nonlinear programming: the notation of the gradient, of convexity; the maximization of nonlinear functions without constraints; and some properties of linear programming approximations to nonlinear problems. The tools are used to describe some nonlinear programming algorithms. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*LINEAR PROGRAMMING, THEORY), (*NONLINEAR PROGRAMMING, THEORY), SERIES(MATHEMATICS), NUMERICAL ANALYSIS, DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, CONVEX SETS, SEQUENTIAL ANALYSIS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE