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General convex objective forms.

Published 1959

by George Bernard Dantzig

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A study concerned with the minimization of a general convex objective form subject to linear inequality restrictions. An alternative procedure is developed that has points in common with those given in P-1544 on the decomposition principle for linear programs. The general convex objective form, however, leads to an infinite algorithm and requires a special proof of convergence. The special devices used in the proof can also be applied to show convergence of the simplex algorithm for infinite programs.

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