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A new smoothing approach to exact penalty functions for inequality constrained optimization problems

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  • In this study, we introduce a new smoothing approximation to the non-differentiable exact penalty functions for inequality constrained optimization problems. Error estimations are investigated between non-smooth penalty function and smoothed penalty function. In order to demonstrate the effectiveness of proposed smoothing approach the numerical examples are given.
    Mathematics Subject Classification: Primary: 90C30, 57R12; Secondary: 53C35.


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