Kybernetika 49 no. 1, 181-187, 2013

Linear fractional program under interval and ellipsoidal uncertainty

Maziar Salahi and Saeed Fallahi


In this paper, the robust counterpart of the linear fractional programming problem under linear inequality constraints with the interval and ellipsoidal uncertainty sets is studied. It is shown that the robust counterpart under interval uncertainty is equivalent to a larger linear fractional program, however under ellipsoidal uncertainty it is equivalent to a linear fractional program with both linear and second order cone constraints. In addition, for each case we have studied the dual problems associated with the robust counterparts. It is shown that in both cases, either interval or ellipsoidal uncertainty, the dual of robust counterpart is equal to the optimistic counterpart of dual problem.


uncertainty, linear fractional program, robust optimization, second order cone


90C05, 90C25, 90C32


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