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28) yields that —oc is convex with respect to W. It is obvious (by taking W' to be a singleton {w}) that every w E W is W-convex. In the case where X is a compact topological space, W is a cone of continuous functions on X, and f is continuous, the above concept of a W-convex function is due to Kutateladze and Rubinov [151], [152]. By the discussion above, the functions f -Foe, f —oc and the lower semicontinuous proper convex functions f : R" —> R are nothing else than the W-convex functions, where W is the set of all affine functions on R".

73). 84) we obtain the so-called "duality inequality" a , 8. , see [236], thm. 69). 84) have been called by Rockafellar ([236], p. 19) "the central theorem about dual problems". , see [236], pp. 4-5). ,(0). , see [68], ch. 3, prop. 1). , see [236], thm. 16, or [68], ch. 3, prop. 2) that strong duality holds if and only if the subdifferential af (0) off at 0 is nonempty, and then af (0) coincides with the set of all optimal solutions WO of the dual problem (Q). Since the above classical approach to solving a primal problem (P) via a dual problem (Q) becomes ineffective in the case when a 0 p (at least, when the "duality gap" a — 18 > 0 is large), many modified Lagrangians have been introduced.

We will present this approach briefly in the Notes and Remarks to Chapter 8. 49) means that every conjugation c : Rx R w is a duality. 50)) another "second condition". 56) where v and A stand for (pointwise) sup and inf in R x and R w , respectively. 57) rEX hence the correspondence A —> 1/f between v-dualities and coupling functions is oneto-one. 57) becomes f ( w ) = sup [w(x) A —f (x)} (f E R X , w E X * ). 59) was introduced by Flachs and Pollatschek [88], as a tool for the study of duality for optimization problems involving minimum or maximum operations.

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