Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

2013 Edition
| Editors: Saul I. Gass, Michael C. Fu

Pareto-Optimal Solution

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-1153-7_200577

If a feasible deviation from a solution to a multiobjective problem causes one of the objectives to improve while some other objective degrades, the solution is termed a Pareto-optimal. Such a solution is also called an efficient or nondominated solution.

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