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Mathematics of Computation

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On the characterization of $q$-superlinear convergence of quasi-Newton methods for constrained optimization
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by J. Stoer and R. A. Tapia PDF
Math. Comp. 49 (1987), 581-584 Request permission


In this paper we present a short, straightforward and self-contained derivation of the Boggs-Tolle-Wang characterization of those quasi-Newton methods for equality-constrained optimization which produce iterates which are q-superlinearly convergent.
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  • © Copyright 1987 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Math. Comp. 49 (1987), 581-584
  • MSC: Primary 65K05; Secondary 49D15, 90C30
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  • MathSciNet review: 906190