On Implicit Active Constraints in Linear Semi-Infinite Programs with Unbounded Coefficients

On Implicit Active Constraints in Linear Semi-Infinite Programs with Unbounded Coefficients The concept of implicit active constraints at a given point provides useful local information about the solution set of linear semi-infinite systems and about the optimal set in linear semi-infinite programming provided the set of gradient vectors of the constraints is bounded, commonly under the additional assumption that there exists some strong Slater point. This paper shows that the mentioned global boundedness condition can be replaced by a weaker local condition (LUB) based on locally active constraints (active in a ball of small radius whose center is some nominal point), providing geometric information about the solution set and Karush-Kuhn-Tucker type conditions for the optimal solution to be strongly unique. The maintaining of the latter property under sufficiently small perturbations of all the data is also analyzed, giving a characterization of its stability with respect to these perturbations in terms of the strong Slater condition, the so-called Extended-Nürnberger condition, and the LUB condition. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Applied Mathematics and Optimization Springer Journals

On Implicit Active Constraints in Linear Semi-Infinite Programs with Unbounded Coefficients

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