• Received : 2010.05.26
  • Accepted : 2010.06.02
  • Published : 2010.06.25


The purpose of this paper is to obtain new complexity results for a second-order cone optimization (SOCO) problem. We define a proximity function for the SOCO by a kernel function. Furthermore we formulate an algorithm for a large-update primal-dual interior-point method (IPM) for the SOCO by using the proximity function and give its complexity analysis, and then we show that the new worst-case iteration bound for the IPM is $O(q\sqrt{N}(logN)^{\frac{q+1}{q}}log{\frac{N}{\epsilon})$, where $q{\geqq}1$.


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