In this paper we identify a favorable class of nonsmooth functions for which local weak sharp minima can be completely characterized in terms of normal cones and subdifferentials, or tangent cones and subderivatives, or their mixture in finite-dimensional spaces. The results obtained not only significantly extend previous ones in the literature, but also allow us to provide new types of criteria for local weak sharpness. Applications of the developed theory are given to semi-infinite programming and to semi-infinite complementarity problems.
Number in Series
Applied Mathematics | Mathematics | Numerical Analysis and Computation
AMS Subject Classification
49J52, 65K10, 90026
Mordukhovich, Boris S.; Xiu, Naihua; and Zhou, Jinchuan, "Complete Characterizations of Local Weak Sharp Minima With Applications to Semi-Infinite Optimization and Complementarity" (2011). Mathematics Research Reports. 84.