Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

2001 Edition
| Editors: Saul I. Gass, Carl M. Harris

Constrained optimization problem

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-0611-X_155
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A problem in which a function f (X) is to be optimized (minimized or maximized), where the possible solutions X lie in a defined solution subspace S. S is usually determined by a set of linear and/or nonlinear constraints.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Robert H. Smith School of BusinessUniversity of MarylandCollege PartUSA
  2. 2.School of Information Technology & EngineeringGeorge Mason UniversityFairfaxUSA