## Introduction to the Theory of Nonlinear OptimizationThis book serves as an introductory text to optimization theory in normed spaces and covers all areas of nonlinear optimization. It presents fundamentals with particular emphasis on the application to problems in the calculus of variations, approximation and optimal control theory. The reader is expected to have a basic knowledge of linear functional analysis. |

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23 Set of Minimal Points | 18 |

24 Application to Approximation Problems | 19 |

25 Application to Optimal Control Problems | 23 |

Exercises | 29 |

Generalized Derivatives | 31 |

Duality | 159 |

62 Duality Theorems | 164 |

63 Saddle Point Theorems | 168 |

64 Linear Problems | 172 |

65 Application to Approximation Problems | 175 |

Exercises | 184 |

Application to Extended Semidefinite Optimization | 186 |

72 Optimality Conditions | 202 |

32 Gâteaux and Fréchet Derivatives | 37 |

33 Subdifferential | 49 |

34 Quasidifferential | 57 |

35 Clarke Derivative | 67 |

Exercises | 75 |

Tangent Cones | 79 |

42 Optimality Conditions | 88 |

43 A Lyusternik Theorem | 95 |

Exercises | 103 |

Generalized Lagrange Multiplier Rule | 105 |

52 Necessary Optimality Conditions | 108 |

53 Sufficient Optimality Conditions | 126 |

54 Application to Optimal Control Problems | 136 |

Exercises | 156 |

73 Duality | 207 |

Exercises | 210 |

Direct Treatment of Special Optimization Problems | 213 |

82 Time Minimal Control Problems | 221 |

Exercises | 238 |

Weak Convergence | 241 |

Reflexivity of Banach Spaces | 243 |

HahnBanach Theorem | 245 |

Partially Ordered Linear Spaces | 249 |

Bibliography | 252 |

Answers to the Exercises | 275 |

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