Convex Analysis

Part of the Springer Texts in Business and Economics book series (STBE)


Models in economic analysis often assume sets or functions are convex. These convexity properties make solutions of optimization problem analytically convenient.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kam Yu
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  1. 1.Lakehead UniversityThunder BayCanada

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