Accession Number : AD0737249
Title : Best Rational Approximation and Strict Quasi-Convexity.
Descriptive Note : Technical summary rept.,
Corporate Author : WISCONSIN UNIV MADISON MATHEMATICS RESEARCH CENTER
Personal Author(s) : Barrodale,I.
Report Date : DEC 1971
Pagination or Media Count : 13
Abstract : It is shown that any minimax rational approximation problem defines a strictly quasi-convex function with the property that a best approximation (if one exists) is a minimum of that function. The same result is not true in general for best rational approximation in other norms. (Author)
Descriptors : (*APPROXIMATION(MATHEMATICS), FUNCTIONS(MATHEMATICS)), CONVEX SETS, MATHEMATICAL PROGRAMMING, MINIMAX TECHNIQUE, THEOREMS
Subject Categories : Theoretical Mathematics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE