Generalized second-order characterizations of convex functions

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We introduce a second-order upper Dini-directional derivative and obtain a second-order characterization for a continuously Gâteaux differentiable function to be a convex function.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)173-180
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Optimization Theory and Applications
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 1994
Externally publishedYes


  • convex function
  • Second-order upper Dini-directional derivative
  • secondorder characterizations

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Optimization
  • Management Science and Operations Research
  • Applied Mathematics


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