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Pierre Cartigny and Christophe Deissenberg
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Pierre Cartigny: INRA Montpellier and GREQAM, Centre de la Vieille Charité, 2 rue de la Charité, 13002 Marseille, France

International Game Theory Review (IGTR), 2004, vol. 06, issue 01, 15-20

Abstract: George Leitmann's direct method permits to find the global minimum of a variational problem by use of a change of variables. In this article, we extend this method to a class of scalar, inequality constrained problems. An application example is given.

Keywords: Calculus of variations; global optimum; change of variables; inequality constraints (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: B4 C0 C6 C7 D5 D7 M2 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2004
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DOI: 10.1142/S0219198904000046

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