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Convex Functions

  • Josef Stoer
  • Christoph Witzgall
Part of the Die Grundlehren der mathematischen Wissenschaften book series (GL, volume 163)

Abstract

In this chapter the classical aspects of convex functions will be described. The main topic, however, will be the concept of conjugate functions introduced by Fenchel [1,2]. Conjugate functions will form the basis of the duality theory for convex functions as it will be developed in the subsequent chapter.

Keywords

Convex Function Regularity Condition Directional Derivative Wide Sense Supporting Plane 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • Josef Stoer
    • 1
  • Christoph Witzgall
    • 2
  1. 1.Universität WürzburgDeutschland
  2. 2.Boeing Scientific Research LaboratoriesSeattleUSA

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