## Convex Analysis and Nonlinear Optimization: Theory and ExamplesOptimization is a rich and thriving mathematical discipline. The theory underlying current computational optimization techniques grows ever more sophisticated. The powerful and elegant language of convex analysis unifies much of this theory. The aim of this book is to provide a concise, accessible account of convex analysis and its applications and extensions, for a broad audience. It can serve as a teaching text, at roughly the level of first year graduate students. While the main body of the text is self-contained, each section concludes with an often extensive set of optional exercises. The new edition adds material on semismooth optimization, as well as several new proofs that will make this book even more self-contained. |

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Chapter 1 Background 1.1

**Euclidean Spaces**We begin by reviewing some of the ... Our setting, for most of the book, is an arbitrary

**Euclidean space**E, ...

... for example, that for any real a the level set {a € D |f(a) < 0 } is closed providing D is closed. Given another

**Euclidean space**Y, we call a map A : E ...

(e) If Y is a

**Euclidean space**, the map A : E → Y is linear, and N(A) O 0" (C) is a linear subspace, prove AC is closed. Show this result can fail without ...

(e) If F is another

**Euclidean space**and the map A : E – F is linear, prove ri AC D Ari C. 1.2 Symmetric Matrices Throughout most of this book our setting 1.

1.2 Symmetric Matrices Throughout most of this book our setting is an abstract

**Euclidean space**E. This has a number of advantages over always working in R": ...

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### Contents

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Chapter 3 Fenchel Duality
| 33 |

Chapter 4 Convex Analysis
| 65 |

Chapter 5 Special Cases
| 97 |

Chapter 6 Nonsmooth Optimization
| 123 |

Chapter 7 KarushKuhnTucker Theory
| 153 |

Chapter 8 Fixed Points
| 179 |

Chapter 9 More N onsmooth Structure
| 213 |

Infinite Versus Finite Dimensions
| 239 |

Chapter 11 List of Results and Notation
| 253 |

Bibliography | 275 |

Index | 289 |

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Convex Analysis and Nonlinear Optimization: Theory and Examples Jonathan M. Borwein,Adrian S. Lewis No preview available - 2000 |