By Elizabeth Karas, Ademir Ribeiro, Claudia Sagastizabal
For fixing nonsmooth convex restricted optimization difficulties, we suggest an set of rules which mixes the information of the proximal package tools with the filter out procedure for comparing candidate issues. The ensuing set of rules inherits a few beautiful positive factors from either techniques. at the one hand, it permits powerful keep watch over of the dimensions of quadratic programming subproblems through the compression and aggregation concepts of proximal package equipment. nevertheless, the clear out criterion for accepting a candidate aspect because the new iterate is usually more uncomplicated to fulfill than the standard descent in package tools. a few encouraging initial computational effects also are pronounced.
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A bundle-filter method for nonsmooth convex constrained optimization by Elizabeth Karas, Ademir Ribeiro, Claudia Sagastizabal