Accession Number:

AD0736231

Title:

Statistical Control of Optimization.

Descriptive Note:

Themis optimization research program,

Corporate Author:

TEXAS A AND M UNIV COLLEGE STATION INST OF STATISTICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

30.0

Abstract:

The paper provides a statistical solution to a very general problem in nonlinear programming. Specifically, it does not make any assumptions about the convexity or, for that matter, quasiconvexity or pseudo-convexity of any of the functions involved in the problem. On the other hand, it does not provide a guaranteed global optimum of the objective function, but is confined to the computation of a feasible and near optimum solution, and the computation of confidence limits between which the global optimum is guaranteed to lie with a specified statistical confidence coefficient. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Operations Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE