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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 26 (2001), Issue 6, Pages 371-383

Optimization problems for set functions

Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw, Poland

Received 16 June 2000

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This paper gives the formal definition of a class of optimization problems, that is, problems of finding conditional extrema of given set-measurable functions. It also formulates the generalization of Lyapunov convexity theorem which is used in the proof of first-order optimality conditions for the mentioned class of optimization problems.