# convex programming

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## convex programming

[′kän‚veks ′prō‚gram·iŋ]
(mathematics)
Nonlinear programming in which both the function to be maximized or minimized and the constraints are appropriately chosen convex or concave functions of the independent variables.
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(2) The convexification method for the collision avoidance constraints and the sequential convex programming for solving the underlying optimization problem in MPC are effective.
The proposed method is based on minimizing a novel objective function in the form of a difference of convex programming (DCP) problem.
Therefore, the constrained quadratic programming problem (46) is a convex programming problem, by Theorem 20.
The numerical implementation of the two proposed approaches takes advantage of the CVX Matlab[R] toolbox [44, 45], a general software for convex programming.
A Bisection Method for Convex Programming Problem Solution based on Projection Neural Network.
As we know, convex programming is a special kind of non-linear programming.
Thus, one can convert (MP) into the following equivalent reverse convex programming problem (RCP):
We emphasize the theories of Nesterov and Nemirovsky  which use this class of functions for developing linear and convex quadratic programs with convex quadratic constraints, and Udriste's works ,  which develop barrier methods for smooth convex programming on Riemannian manifolds.
As a consequence, by virtue of the choices which have been made in choosing the cost functional, one can assume that also the cost functional is a convex one, so that the overall problem is reduced to a Convex Programming (CP) one.
ADMM can be viewed as an application of the Douglas-Rachford splitting method to the dual of the two-block separable convex programming(2)  or a special case of the proximal point method for the general convex programming , or a generalization of the classical Uzawa method for solving the saddle-point problems .
The concepts of the [phi]-convex and [phi]-invex functions have played very important role in the development of generalized convex programming. From definitions 2.2 and 2.3, it is clear that the differentiable [phi]-convex function are [phi]-invex functions.
Fukushima, "Application of the alternating direction method of multipliers to separable convex programming problems," Computational Optimization and Applications, vol.

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