[SciPy-user] How to determine if a function is convex or not ?

fdu.xiaojf@gmai... fdu.xiaojf@gmai...
Mon Jun 18 03:35:36 CDT 2007


Hi all,

CVXOPT(http://abel.ee.ucla.edu/cvxopt) can handle both equality and
inequality constraints, but it can only deal with convex functions.

So I want to know how to determine if a function is convex or not. Are
there some rules for this? Or I have to calculate the derivatives ?

Thanks.

Xiao Jianfeng



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