Derivative-Free and Blackbox Optimization


C. Audet and W. Hare. Derivative-Free and Blackbox Optimization. Springer Series in Operations Research and Financial Engineering, Springer International Publishing, Cham, 302 pages, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-68913-5, December 2017.

  • This book is designed as a textbook, suitable for self-learning or for teaching an upper-year university course on derivative-free and blackbox optimization.
  • Flexible usage suitable for undergraduate, graduate, mathematics, computer science, engineering, or mixed classes.
  • 15 end-of-chapter projects are provided, allowing advanced exploration of desired topics.
  • Includes numerous exercises throughout to test knowledge and advance understanding.
  • Foreword by John Dennis.


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