• CMA-ES

  • Referenced in 102 articles [sw05063]
  • Strategy. Evolution strategies (ES) are stochastic, derivative-free methods for numerical optimization of non-linear ... covariance matrix adaptation (CMA) is a method to update the covariance matrix of this distribution ... Quasi-Newton method in classical optimization. In contrast to most classical methods, fewer assumptions ... learning the sample distribution and neither derivatives nor even the function values themselves are required...
  • DFL

  • Referenced in 25 articles [sw05163]
  • Derivative-free methods for bound constrained mixed-integer optimization We consider the problem of minimizing ... values. We assume that the first order derivatives of the objective function can be neither ... increasing interest in the study of derivative-free methods for their solution. The continuous variables...
  • DGM

  • Referenced in 39 articles [sw06159]
  • implementation of the discrete gradient method for derivative free optimization. To apply DGM, one only...
  • SDPEN

  • Referenced in 14 articles [sw05152]
  • Sequential penalty derivative-free methods for nonlinear constrained optimization We consider the problem of minimizing ... motivates the increasing interest in studying derivative-free methods for their solution ... paper is to extend to a derivative-free context a sequential penalty approach for nonlinear ... comparison with other well-known derivative-free software show the viability of the proposed sequential...
  • IMFIL

  • Referenced in 39 articles [sw04814]
  • Unlike methods that use interpolation to reconstruct the function and its higher derivatives, implicit filtering ... book in the area of derivative-free or sampling methods to be accompanied by publicly...
  • CHARMM

  • Referenced in 114 articles [sw05953]
  • dynamics of large molecules. It performs free energy calculations of mutations and drug binding ... uses classical mechanical methods to investigate potential energy surfaces derived from experimental and ”ab initio...
  • Boosters

  • Referenced in 11 articles [sw20609]
  • radial basis functions. Derivative-free optimization (DFO) involves the methods used to minimize an expensive ... objective function when its derivatives are not available. We present here a trust-region algorithm...
  • GANSO

  • Referenced in 6 articles [sw00319]
  • implementation of a number of modern methods of global and nonsmooth continuous optimization, based ... library GANSO. GANSO implements the derivative-free bundle method, the extended cutting angle method, dynamical...
  • STRINGVACUA

  • Referenced in 41 articles [sw00920]
  • derived or inspired four-dimensional N=1 supergravities. The package uses powerful algebro-geometric methods ... implemented in the free computer algebra system Singular, but requires no knowledge of the mathematics...
  • CONORBIT

  • Referenced in 3 articles [sw20608]
  • COBYLA (Powell 1994), a sequential penalty derivative-free method, an augmented Lagrangian method, a direct...
  • PSwarm

  • Referenced in 61 articles [sw00742]
  • free optimization. PSwarm was developed originally for the global optimization of functions without derivatives ... underlying algorithm used is a pattern search method, or more specifically, a coordinate search method...
  • CONTENT

  • Referenced in 35 articles [sw01058]
  • with one free parameter. The software package CONTENT (continuation environment) combines numerical methods (integration ... numerical continuation etcetera) with symbolic methods (e.g. symbolic derivatives) and allows (among other things...
  • Optim

  • Referenced in 11 articles [sw29999]
  • implemented routines for derivative free, first-order, and second-order optimization methods. The user...
  • WEDGE

  • Referenced in 39 articles [sw04771]
  • Software for Derivative-free Unconstrained Nonlinear Optimization. WEDGE is designed for solving problems in which ... moderate, but derivativesare not available. The method generates a model that interpolates the objective function...
  • CONTRAfold

  • Referenced in 8 articles [sw17117]
  • secondary structure prediction. More recently, stochastic context-free grammars (SCFGs) have emerged as an alternative ... modeling RNA structure. Unlike physics-based methods, which rely on thousands of experimentally-measured thermodynamic ... derive model parameters. Despite this advantage, however, probabilistic methods have not replaced free energy minimization...
  • DFO-GN

  • Referenced in 3 articles [sw31561]
  • algorithm from our paper: A Derivative-Free Gauss-Newton Method, C. Cartis and L. Roberts...
  • ORBIT

  • Referenced in 33 articles [sw20552]
  • trust-regions. We present a new derivative-free algorithm, ORBIT, for unconstrained local optimization ... conditional positive definiteness yields a natural method for adding additional points. We present numerical results...
  • polyquad

  • Referenced in 22 articles [sw35807]
  • symmetric quadrature rules for finite element methods. In this paper we describe a methodology ... prisms, pyramids, and hexahedra. The methodology is free from manual intervention and is capable ... methodology. Using polyquad v1.0 we proceed to derive a complete set of symmetric rules...
  • TIDES

  • Referenced in 27 articles [sw06664]
  • free software called TIDES, based on the classical Taylor series method and using an optimized ... differential system, but also the partial derivatives, up to any order, of the solution with...
  • HULLAC

  • Referenced in 3 articles [sw20581]
  • bound and free orbitals, the factorization–interpolation method applied in the derivation of collisional rates...