Accession Number : AD0700910

Title :   A NECESSARY AND SUFFICIENT QUALIFICATION FOR CONSTRAINED OPTIMIZATION,

Corporate Author : NORTH CAROLINA UNIV CHAPEL HILL DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s) : Gould,F. J. ; Tolle,Jon W.

Report Date : JAN 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : A weak qualification is given which insures that a broad class of constrained optimization problems satisfies the analogue of the Kuhn-Tucker conditions at optimality. The qualification is shown to be necessary and sufficient for these conditions to be valid for any objective function which is differentiable at the optimum. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*NONLINEAR PROGRAMMING, OPTIMIZATION), CONVEX SETS, INEQUALITIES, THEOREMS

Subject Categories : Operations Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE