On the convergence rate improvement of a primal-dual splitting algorithm for solving monotone inclusion problems

We present two modified versions of the primal-dual splitting algorithm relying on forward-backward splitting proposed in [21] for solving monotone inclusion problems. Under strong monotonicity assumptions for some of the operators involved we obtain for the sequences of iterates that approach the solution orders of convergence of ${\cal {O}}(\frac{1}{n})$ and ${\cal {O}}(\omega^n)$, for $\omega \in … Read more

A Douglas-Rachford type primal-dual method for solving inclusions with mixtures of composite and parallel-sum type monotone operators

In this paper we propose two different primal-dual splitting algorithms for solving inclusions involving mixtures of composite and parallel-sum type monotone operators which rely on an inexact Douglas-Rachford splitting method, however applied in different underlying Hilbert spaces. Most importantly, the algorithms allow to process the bounded linear operators and the set-valued operators occurring in the … Read more

Convergence analysis for a primal-dual monotone + skew splitting algorithm with applications to total variation minimization

In this paper we investigate the convergence behavior of a primal-dual splitting method for solving monotone inclusions involving mixtures of composite, Lipschitzian and parallel sum type operators proposed by Combettes and Pesquet in [7]. Firstly, in the particular case of convex minimization problems, we derive convergence rates for the sequence of objective function values by … Read more

A variable smoothing algorithm for solving convex optimization problems

In this article we propose a method for solving unconstrained optimization problems with convex and Lipschitz continuous objective functions. By making use of the Moreau envelopes of the functions occurring in the objective, we smooth the latter to a convex and differentiable function with Lipschitz continuous gradient by using both variable and constant smoothing parameters. … Read more

A primal-dual splitting algorithm for finding zeros of sums of maximally monotone operators

We consider the primal problem of finding the zeros of the sum of a maximally monotone operator with the composition of another maximally monotone operator with a linear continuous operator and a corresponding dual problem formulated by means of the inverse operators. A primal-dual splitting algorithm which simultaneously solves the two problems in finite-dimensional spaces … Read more