Johannes Jahn is a retired „Universitätsprofessor“ formerly working at the Department of Mathematics of the Friedrich-Alexander University (FAU) of Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany). His research interests are theory and numerical methods in nonlinear optimization, vector optimization and set optimization.
He is the editor of the Springer series Vector Optimization
and a member of the editorial board of the journals
- Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications
- Computational Optimization and Applications
- Minimax Theory and its Applications
- Journal of Nonlinear and Variational Analysis
- Ilirias Journal of Mathematics
Selected publications are
- Vector Optimization – Theory, Applications, and Extensions (Springer, Berlin, 2004, 2011, 481 pages).
- Introduction to the Theory of Nonlinear Optimization (Springer, Berlin, 1994, 1996, 2007, 292 pages; Springer, Cham, 2020, 323 pages).
This fourth edition is now available (link). The ebook version uses a colour design whereas in the hardcover version colours are converted into greyscales. Previews of the ebook are given here: Preview 1 and Preview 2.
(b) recent research papers:
- (with G. Eichfelder) “Optimality conditions in discrete-continuous nonlinear optimization”, Minimax Theory and its Applications 6 (2021) 127–144.
- “General theorems of the alternative in variable ordering structures”, Journal of Nonlinear and Variational Analysis 5 (2021) 1–7.
- (with T.X.D. Ha) “Characterizations of strictly convex sets by the uniqueness of support points”, Optimization 68 (2019) 1321–1335.
- “A derivative-free rooted tree method in nonconvex set optimization”, Pure and Applied Functional Analysis 3 (2018) 603–623.