Accession Number:

ADA037820

Title:

Strategies for the Minimization of an Unconstrained Nonconvex Function.

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept.,

Corporate Author:

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV WASHINGTON D C INST FOR MANAGEMENT SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

23.0

Abstract:

Several strategies are discussed which modify the classical form of Newtons method for minimizing an unconstrained function of several variables when at some point the Hessian matrix is not positive definite. A simple example is solved to explain the different methods. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Theoretical Mathematics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE