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merit1_smooth


Smoothed merit function

Specification

Alias: none

Argument(s): none

Description

APPS solves nonlinearly constrained problems by solving a sequence of linearly constrained merit function-base subproblems. There are several exact and smoothed exact penalty functions.

merit1_smooth: based on smoothed $ \ell_1$ norm