Sufficient Fritz John Type Optimality Criteria and Duality for Control Problems

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Sufficient Fritz John optimality conditions are obtained for a control problem in which objective functional is pseudoconvex and constraint functions are quasiconvex or semi-strictly quasiconvex. A dual to the control problem is formulated using Fritz John type optimality criteria instead of Karush-Kuhn-Tucker optimality criteria and hence does not require a regularity condition. Various duality results amongst the control problem and its proposed dual are validated under suitable generalized convexity requirements. The relationship of our duality results to those of a nonlinear programming problem is also briefly outlined.

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I. Husain and S. Srivastav, "Sufficient Fritz John Type Optimality Criteria and Duality for Control Problems," American Journal of Industrial and Business Management, Vol. 3 No. 2, 2013, pp. 237-244. doi: 10.4236/ajibm.2013.32029.

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