Accession Number : AD0752107

Title :   An Existence Theorem for Penalty Function Theory,

Corporate Author : NORTH CAROLINA UNIV CHAPEL HILL DEPT OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s) : Evans,J. P. ; Gould,F. J.

Report Date : OCT 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : A necessary condition is presented for the existence of global maxima of penalty functions without a barrier. This conditions with one additional restriction is proved to be sufficient. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*NONLINEAR PROGRAMMING, ALGORITHMS), OPTIMIZATION, THEOREMS

Subject Categories : Operations Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE