Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

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

Gradient vector

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-0611-X_397
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For the function f (xv) of the vector xv, the gradient is the vector of the first partial derivatives (if they exist) evaluated at a specific point xv0 and is written as
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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