# Some results on a class of functional optimization problems

@article{Dewhurst2018SomeRO, title={Some results on a class of functional optimization problems}, author={David Rushing Dewhurst}, journal={arXiv: Optimization and Control}, year={2018} }

We first describe a general class of optimization problems that describe many natural, economic, and statistical phenomena. After noting the existence of a conserved quantity in a transformed coordinate system, we outline several instances of these problems in statistical physics, facility allocation, and machine learning. A dynamic description and statement of a partial inverse problem follow. When attempting to optimize the state of a system governed by the generalized equipartitioning… Expand

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