Fork me on GitHub
Math for the people, by the people.

User login

directional derivatives and convex sets

Primary tabs

directional derivatives and convex sets

Assume U \subset R^n is convex (not necessarily open) and all partial derivatives (first order) exist in all points of U. Furthermore all partial derivatives are bounded by the same number M >= 0. Prove that for all x, y \in U:
|f(x) - f(y)| <= M \sqrt{k} ||x - y||_2

Note:
It is rather easy, when U is multi-dimensional interval (one can estimate |f(x) - f(y)| coordinate-wise), but I can't come up with generalization.


Subscribe to Comments for "directional derivatives and convex sets"