Quadratic Programming

  • Sven Danø


Quadratic programming (QP) is the maximization (or minimization) of a quadratic function subject to linear side conditions (equations or inequalities) and to nonnegativity requirements.


Preference Function Basic Variable Simplex Method Dual Variable Slack Variable 
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    This method was first developed by G. B. Dantzig and later (independently) by C. van de Panne. Cf. G. B. Dantzig (1961) and (1963), Ch. 24.4; C. van de Panne (1962); and C. van de Panne and A. Whinston (1964) and (1969).Google Scholar
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    Cf. S. Dane (1974), p. 38. Problems of this formal type occur, for example, in the petroleum refinery industry.Google Scholar

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  • Sven Danø
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  1. 1.University of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark

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