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On saddle points of a class of augmented lagrangian functions

• For constrained nonconvex optimization, we first show that under second-order sufficient conditions, a class of augmented Lagrangian functions possess local saddle points, and then prove that global saddle points of these augmented Lagrangian functions exist under certain mild additional conditions.
Mathematics Subject Classification: 90C26, 90C46.

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