Non-Smooth Programs

  • Sanjo Zlobec
Part of the Applied Optimization book series (APOP, volume 57)


Optimality of a feasible point in the convex program (CP) can be checked using a saddle-point condition regardless of whether the functions are differentiable (“smooth”) or not. An alternative approach is to use the objects called “subgradients” and “subdifferentials”:


Convex Function Feasible Point Convex Program Unconstrained Minimization Sequential Unconstrained Minimization Technique 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanjo Zlobec
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  1. 1.McGill UniversityMontréalCanada

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