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Some results on a class of functional optimization problems

  title={Some results on a class of functional optimization problems},
  author={David Rushing Dewhurst},
  journal={arXiv: Optimization and Control},
  • D. R. Dewhurst
  • Published 30 March 2018
  • Mathematics, Physics
  • arXiv: Optimization and Control
We first describe a general class of optimization problems that describe many natural, economic, and statistical phenomena. After noting the existence of a conserved quantity in a transformed coordinate system, we outline several instances of these problems in statistical physics, facility allocation, and machine learning. A dynamic description and statement of a partial inverse problem follow. When attempting to optimize the state of a system governed by the generalized equipartitioning… Expand


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