## Copositivity for second-order optimality conditions in general smooth optimization problems

Second-order local optimality conditions involving copositivity of the Hessian of the Lagrangian on the reduced linearization cone have the advantage that there is only a small gap between sufficient (the Hessian is strictly copositive) and necessary (the Hessian is copositive) conditions. In this respect, this is a proper generalization of convexity of the Lagrangian. We … Read more