Accession Number : AD0746126

Title :   Converting General Nonlinear Programming Problems to Separable Nonlinear Programming Problems,

Corporate Author : GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV WASHINGTON D C PROGRAM IN LOGISTICS

Personal Author(s) : McCormick,Garth P.

Report Date : 16 JUN 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : It is shown that with the introduction of additional variables and equality constraints most general nonlinear optimization problems can be converted to separable problems. Local solutions are preserved as well as first and second-order Kuhn-Tucker conditions. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*NONLINEAR PROGRAMMING, OPTIMIZATION), TRANSFORMATIONS(MATHEMATICS), DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS, ALGORITHMS, THEOREMS

Subject Categories : Operations Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE