Accession Number : AD0764561

Title :   Existence of Saddle Points for Classes of Convex and Non-Convex Functions.

Descriptive Note : Technical summary rept.,

Corporate Author : WISCONSIN UNIV MADISON MATHEMATICS RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Aubin,Jean Pierre

Report Date : JUN 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 63

Abstract : The aim of this paper is two fold: prove that the existence of a saddle point holds for several classes of convex functions (including the class of convex functions) and characterize these classes of functions.

Descriptors :   (*FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS, STEEPEST DESCENT METHOD), CONVEX SETS, VECTOR SPACES, MAPPING(TRANSFORMATIONS), THEOREMS

Subject Categories : Theoretical Mathematics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE