Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications

, Volume 135, Issue 1, pp 117–133 | Cite as

New Results on Second-Order Optimality Conditions in Vector Optimization Problems



In this paper, we study second-order optimality conditions for multiobjective optimization problems. By means of different second-order tangent sets, various new second-order necessary optimality conditions are obtained in both scalar and vector optimization. As special cases, we obtain several results found in the literature (see reference list). We present also second-order sufficient optimality conditions so that there is only a very small gap with the necessary optimality conditions.


Multiobjective optimization Efficient solutions Constraint qualifications Second-order tangent sets Asymptotic second-order cones Second-order necessary and sufficient conditions 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculté des Sciences Juridiques Economiques et SocialesUniversié Ibn ZohrAgadirMorocco
  2. 2.Département de Mathématiques et d’Informatique, Faculté des SciencesUniversité Hassan II Aïn chockCasablancaMorocco

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