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NumericalMath`NMinimize: A New Standard Package for Global Optimization
Author

Brett Champion
Organization: Wolfram
Conference

2001 Mathematica Developer Conference
Conference location

Champaign, IL
Description

NumericalMath`NMinimize is a new standard add-on package for finding solutions to constrained and unconstrained global optimization problems. The package provides several derivative-free methods for finding global minima. This allows us to solve problems where the objective function is not differentiable (or even continuous.) The methods are robust enough to allow us to find global minima and are not easily trapped by local minima.
Subjects

*Applied Mathematics > Optimization
*Mathematica Technology > Kernel > Numerics
Related items

*Numerical Optimization in Mathematica: An Insider's View of NMinimize   [in Conference Proceedings]
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