Equilibrium Problems: Nonsmooth Optimization and Variational Inequality Models

  • Franco Giannessi
  • Antonino Maugeri
  • Panos M. Pardalos

Part of the Nonconvex Optimization and Its Applications book series (NOIA, volume 58)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Patrizia Daniele, Antonino Maugeri
    Pages 59-69
  3. Carla Durazzi, Emanuele Galligani
    Pages 71-99
  4. Paolo Ferrari
    Pages 101-117
  5. T. Larsson, J. T. Lundgren, C. Rydergren, M. Patriksson
    Pages 129-159
  6. Maria Beatrice Lignola, Jacqueline Morgan
    Pages 161-174
  7. Giandomenico Mastroeni, Massimo Pappalardo
    Pages 175-185
  8. Antonino Maugeri
    Pages 187-205
  9. Henk Norde, Fioravante Patrone, Stef Tijs
    Pages 207-221

About this book


The aim of the book is to cover the three fundamental aspects of research in equilibrium problems: the statement problem and its formulation using mainly variational methods, its theoretical solution by means of classical and new variational tools, the calculus of solutions and applications in concrete cases. The book shows how many equilibrium problems follow a general law (the so-called user equilibrium condition). Such law allows us to express the problem in terms of variational inequalities. Variational inequalities provide a powerful methodology, by which existence and calculation of the solution can be obtained.


Optimal control Vector optimization boundary value problem calculus linear optimization nonlinear optimization optimization programming

Editors and affiliations

  • Franco Giannessi
    • 1
  • Antonino Maugeri
    • 2
  • Panos M. Pardalos
    • 3
  1. 1.University of PisaItaly
  2. 2.University of CataniaItaly
  3. 3.University of FloridaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2001
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4020-0161-1
  • Online ISBN 978-0-306-48026-3
  • Series Print ISSN 1571-568X
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