Journal of Global Optimization

, Volume 35, Issue 2, pp 197–213 | Cite as

Variational Methods in Convex Analysis

  • Jonathan M. BorweinEmail author
  • Qiji J. Zhu


We use variational methods to provide a concise development of a number of basic results in convex and functional analysis. This illuminates the parallels between convex analysis and smooth subdifferential theory.


convex analysis fenchel duality functional analysis sandwich theorem variational methods 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Computer ScienceDalhousie UniversityHalifaxCanada
  2. 2.Department of MathematicsWestern Michigan UniversityKalamazooUSA

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