Non-Interior Continuation Method for Solving the Monotone Semidefinite Complementarity Problem

Non-Interior Continuation Method for Solving the Monotone Semidefinite Complementarity Problem Recently, Chen and Tseng extended non-interior continuation/ smooth- ing methods for solving linear/ nonlinear complementarity problems to semidefinite complementarity problems (SDCP). In this paper we propose a non-interior continuation method for solving the monotone SDCP based on the smoothed Fischer—Burmeister function, which is shown to be globally linearly and locally quadratically convergent under suitable assumptions. Our algorithm needs at most to solve a linear system of equations at each iteration. In addition, in our analysis on global linear convergence of the algorithm, we need not use the assumption that the Fréchet derivative of the function involved in the SDCP is Lipschitz continuous. For non-interior continuation/ smoothing methods for solving the nonlinear complementarity problem, such an assumption has been used widely in the literature in order to achieve global linear convergence results of the algorithms. Applied Mathematics and Optimization Springer Journals

Non-Interior Continuation Method for Solving the Monotone Semidefinite Complementarity Problem

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Mathematics; Calculus of Variations and Optimal Control; Optimization; Systems Theory, Control; Theoretical, Mathematical and Computational Physics; Mathematical Methods in Physics; Numerical and Computational Physics, Simulation
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