Active constraint

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Let be given a constrained optimization problem

maximize , ,

subject to , .

The th constraint is said to be active (at a solution ) if .

See also Passive constraint. For a selection of references, see Mathematical programming.

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This article was adapted from an original article by M. Hazewinkel (originator), which appeared in Encyclopedia of Mathematics - ISBN 1402006098. See original article