By Stephan Dempe
Bilevel programming difficulties are hierarchical optimization difficulties the place the limitations of 1 challenge (the so-called higher point challenge) are outlined partially by way of a moment parametric optimization challenge (the decrease point problem). If the decrease point challenge has a different optimum resolution for all parameter values, this challenge is comparable to a one-level optimization challenge having an implicitly outlined goal functionality. unique emphasize within the booklet is on difficulties having non-unique reduce point optimum options, the confident (or vulnerable) and the pessimistic (or robust) methods are mentioned. The publication begins with the mandatory leads to parametric nonlinear optimization. this is often through the most theoretical effects together with worthwhile and adequate optimality stipulations and answer algorithms for bilevel difficulties. Stationarity stipulations will be utilized to the reduce point challenge to rework the positive bilevel programming challenge right into a one-level challenge. houses of the ensuing challenge are highlighted and its relation to the bilevel challenge is investigated. balance homes, numerical complexity, and difficulties having extra integrality stipulations at the variables also are discussed.
Audience: utilized mathematicians and economists operating in optimization, operations examine, and fiscal modelling. scholars drawn to optimization also will locate this booklet worthy.
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Foundations of bilevel programming by Stephan Dempe