Volume 6, Issue 4
An Approach to Finding a Global Minimization with Equality and Inequality Constraints

Lian-sheng Zhang

J. Comp. Math., 6 (1988), pp. 375-382.

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  • Abstract

We give an approch for finding a global minimization with equality and inequality Constraints.Our approach is to construct an exact penalty function, and prove that the global minimal points of this exact penalty function are the primal constrained glovbal minimal points. Thus we convert the problem of global constrained optimization into a problem of global unconstrained optimization. Furthermore, the integral approach for finding a global minimization for a class of discontinuous functions is used and an implementable algorithm is given.  

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Published online: 1988-06

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