A Reformulation-Linearization Technique for
Solving and Continuous Nonconvex Problems
Nonconvex Optimization and Its Applications
C. A. Floudas
Princeton University, U.S.A.
Stanford University, U.SA.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, U.S.A.
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Technique for Solving
Hanif D. Sherali
Department ofIndustrial and Systems Engineering,
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University,
Blacksburg, Virginia, U.S.A.
Warren P. Adams
Department ofMathematical Sciences,
Clemson, North Carolina, U.S.A .
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