Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications

, Volume 38, Issue 4, pp 541–563 | Cite as

Some pathological configurations of noninferior set appearing in multicriteria optimization problems of chemical processes

  • H. Kitagawa
  • N. Watanabe
  • Y. Nishimura
  • M. Matsubara
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Abstract

The noninferior set of multicriteria optimization problems may sometimes include some inactive subset in which a scalar-valued objective function of weighted-mean type cannot be minimal. It is shown that there exists such an inactive noninferior subset within the noninferior set of two multicriteria optimization problems concerning a cross-current multistage extraction process and a fluidized reactor-heater system.

Key Words

Noninferior set multicriteria optimization problems extraction processes fluidized reactors 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Kitagawa
    • 1
  • N. Watanabe
    • 2
  • Y. Nishimura
    • 3
  • M. Matsubara
    • 4
  1. 1.Japan Gasoline CompanyYokohamaJapan
  2. 2.Nagoya UniversityNagoyaJapan
  3. 3.Toyohashi University of TechnologyToyohashiJapan
  4. 4.Nagoya UniversityNagoyaJapan

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