On the continuity of the minimum set of a continuous function
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Published by Rand Corp. in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English


  • Functions, Continuous,
  • Mathematical optimization

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Statement[by] George B. Dantzig, Jon H. Folkman and Norman Shapiro.
Series[Rand Corporation] Memorandum RM-4657-PR
ContributionsFolkman, Jon H., joint author., Shapiro, Norman Zalmon, 1932- joint author.
LC ClassificationsQ180.A1 R36 no. 4657
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 58 p.
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5711703M
LC Control Number70224631

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