Mathematical Programming

, Volume 16, Issue 1, pp 210–227 | Cite as

Pivotal methods for computing equilibrium points: Unified approach and new restart algorithm

  • Hoàng Tuy


On the basis of a unified approach to pivotal algorithms and a generalization of the concept of primitive sets by Scarf we show that Scarf's algorithm for finding fixed points can be embedded into a class of more flexible and more efficient algorithms, allowing restarts. An example of this new restart method is described. Also the class of equilibrium problems solvable by this method is discussed.

Key words

Pivotal Algorithms Equilibrium Point Primitive Sets Restart Method 


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© The Mathematical Programming Society 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hoàng Tuy
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of MathematicsHanoiVietnam

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