# Vector variational inequalities and their relations with vector optimization

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https://doi.org/10.11121/ijocta.01.2014.00160## Keywords:

Generalized nonsmooth cone convexity, generalized cone monotonicity, vector optimization problem, vector variational inequality problem.## Abstract

In this paper, K**-** quasiconvex, K**-** pseudoconvex and other related functions have been introduced in terms of their Clarke subdifferentials, where ** **is an arbitrary** **closed convex, pointed cone with nonempty interior. The (strict, weakly) **-**pseudomonotonicity, (strict) K**- **naturally quasimonotonicity and K- quasimonotonicity of Clarke subdifferential maps have also been defined. Further, we introduce Minty weak (MVVIP) and Stampacchia weak (SVVIP) vector variational inequalities over arbitrary cones. Under regularity assumption, we have proved that a weak minimum solution of vector optimization problem (VOP) is a solution of (SVVIP) and under the condition of K**-** pseudoconvexity we have obtained the converse for MVVIP (SVVIP). In the end we study the interrelations between these with the help of strict K-naturally quasimonotonicity of Clarke subdifferential map.

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