From Convex Optimization to Nonconvex Optimization. Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for Global Optimality

  • J.-B. Hiriart-Urruty
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 43)


Nonconvex minimization problems form an old subject which has received a growing interest in the recent years. The main incentive comes from modelling in Applied Mathematics and Operations Research, where one may be faced with optimization problems like: minimizing (globally) a difference of convex functions, maximizing a convex function over a convex set, minimizing an indefinite quadratic form over a polyhedral convex set, etc.


Convex Function Convex Optimization Global Maximum Convex Analysis Nonconvex Optimization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J.-B. Hiriart-Urruty
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  1. 1.U.F.R. Mathématiques, Inform., GestionUniv. Paul SabatierToulouseFrance

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