Pmatrix

 Packing problem

 Parallel algorithm

Parallel tangents

 Parameter

 Parametric analysis

Parametric programming

 Pareto optimum

 Partial conjugate gradient method

Partial quasiNewton method

 Partial solution

 Partially ordered set

Particle Swarm Optimization

 Partitioning problem

 Path

Path consistency

 Path following

 Pattern search

Penalty function

 Perturbation

 Phase I and Phase II

Pivot

 Pivot selection

 Pointtoset map

Pointed cone

 Polar cone

 Policy iteration

Polyhedral annexation

 Polyhedral annexation problem

 Polyhedron

Polymatroid

 Polytope

 Pooling of inventory

Pooling problem

 Portfolio selection problem

 Positive definite matrix

Positive semidefinite matrix

 Postman problem

 Posynomial

Preprocessing

 Precedence constraint

 Preconditioning

Predictorcorrector algorithm

 Presolve

 Pricing

Primal degeneracy

 Primal method

 Primal program

Prime representation

 Principle of optimality

 Problems

Product form of basis

 Product mix problem

 Production scheduling problem

Projected gradient method

 Propagation

 Proper optimum

Pseudoboolean function

 Pseudoboolean program

 Pseudoinverse

Pseudomonotone function

 Pseudoconcave function

 Pseudoconvex function

Pseudocost

