A blackbox optimization  software


Blackbox Optimization
occurs typically when the functions defining the optimization problem are evaluated through a computer code.
is a C++ software designed to solve problems of this class.  The minimal requirement from the user is to provide the objective and constraints.
Relevant publications
   - Mark Abramson’s website
   - Charles Audet’s website
   - John Dennis’ website
   - Sébastien Le Digabel’s website

 Consult user guide and doxygen sourcehttps://www.gerad.ca/nomad/Abramson/abramson.htmlhttps://www.gerad.ca/Charles.Audet/http://www.caam.rice.edu/~dennis/https://www.gerad.ca/Sebastien.Le.Digabel/https://www.gerad.ca/nomad/Downloads/user_guide.pdfhttps://www.gerad.ca/nomad/doxygen/htmlshapeimage_4_link_0shapeimage_4_link_1shapeimage_4_link_2shapeimage_4_link_3shapeimage_4_link_4shapeimage_4_link_5


August 2015


2015-08:    NOMAD 3.7
                    - Anisotropic scaling
                    - Block evaluations
2013-03:    NOMAD 3.6
                     - Ortho n+1 
2011-01:    NOMAD 3.5
                      - Quadratic Models
2010-05:    NOMAD 3.4
                      - Parallelism
2009-11:    NOMAD 3.3
                      - Categorical variables
2009-07:    NOMAD 3.2       
                       - VNS; Installers; Help features
2009-02:    NOMAD 3.1       
                      - Bi-objective; types of variables
2008-11:    NOMAD 3.0
                      - New architecture
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