Convex Functions: Variants

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Part of the CMS Books in Mathematics book series (CMSBM)

Abstract

In this chapter we present variants of the notion of convexity for functions. The most important are the weaker notion of quasiconvexity, and the stronger notions of uniform and strong convexity.

Keywords

Entropy 

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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mathematics Irving K. Barber SchoolUniversity of British ColumbiaKelownaCanada
  2. 2.Laboratoire Jacques-Louis LionsUniversité Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris 6ParisFrance

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