Journal of Global Optimization

, Volume 37, Issue 4, pp 647–660 | Cite as

Vector equilibrium problems with elastic demands and capacity constraints

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In this paper, a (weak) vector equilibrium principle for vector network problems with capacity constraints and elastic demands is introduced. A sufficient condition for a (weak) vector equilibrium flow to be a solution for a system of (weak) vector quasi-variational inequalities is obtained. By virtue of Gerstewitz’s nonconvex separation functional ξ, a (weak) ξ-equilibrium flow is introduced. Relations between a weak vector equilibrium flow and a (weak) ξ-equilibrium flow is investigated. Relations between weak vector equilibrium flows and two classes of variational inequalities are also studied.


Vector traffic network equilibrium model (weak) Vectore quilibrium (weak) ξ-equilibrium Variational inequalities 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Mathematics and ScienceChongqing UniversityChongqingChina
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsCurtin University of TechnologyPerthAustralia
  3. 3.Department of Applied MathematicsThe Hong Kong Polytechnic UniversityKowloonHong Kong

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