Accession Number : ADA139497

Title :   Vector Optimization Techniques.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s) : DeWispelare,A R

PDF Url : ADA139497

Report Date : Sep 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 42

Abstract : Multiple Objective Optimization Theory (MOOT) techniques are receiving increasing attention due to their ability to incorporate salient non-commensurate and conflicting objectives of an analysis or design situation into the choice making process. A common implementation of MOOT is by way of a vector optimization process. Vector Optimization is used for generating optimum solutions for alternatives which extremize the components of a vectors of objective functions or performance indices. The weighting anc constraint techniques are presented as ways of practically implementing an optimization process for a vectors of cost functions to generate a Pareto optimal or non-dominated solution set. Computer programs are discussed which accomplish the vectors optimization process for the parameter optimization class of linear problems (MOOTLP) and non-linear problems (PROCES). A bibliographic summary of recent vector optimization efforts is included. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Vector analysis, *Decision theory, Optimization, Computer applications, Problem solving, Linear systems, Numerical analysis

Subject Categories : Numerical Mathematics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE