
CMAES
 Referenced in 102 articles
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 Strategy. Evolution strategies (ES) are stochastic, derivativefree methods for numerical optimization of nonlinear ... covariance matrix adaptation (CMA) is a method to update the covariance matrix of this distribution ... QuasiNewton 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
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 Derivativefree methods for bound constrained mixedinteger 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 derivativefree methods for their solution. The continuous variables...

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

SDPEN
 Referenced in 14 articles
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 Sequential penalty derivativefree methods for nonlinear constrained optimization We consider the problem of minimizing ... motivates the increasing interest in studying derivativefree methods for their solution ... paper is to extend to a derivativefree context a sequential penalty approach for nonlinear ... comparison with other wellknown derivativefree software show the viability of the proposed sequential...

IMFIL
 Referenced in 39 articles
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 Unlike methods that use interpolation to reconstruct the function and its higher derivatives, implicit filtering ... book in the area of derivativefree or sampling methods to be accompanied by publicly...

CHARMM
 Referenced in 114 articles
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 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
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 radial basis functions. Derivativefree optimization (DFO) involves the methods used to minimize an expensive ... objective function when its derivatives are not available. We present here a trustregion algorithm...

GANSO
 Referenced in 6 articles
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 implementation of a number of modern methods of global and nonsmooth continuous optimization, based ... library GANSO. GANSO implements the derivativefree bundle method, the extended cutting angle method, dynamical...

STRINGVACUA
 Referenced in 41 articles
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 derived or inspired fourdimensional N=1 supergravities. The package uses powerful algebrogeometric methods ... implemented in the free computer algebra system Singular, but requires no knowledge of the mathematics...

CONORBIT
 Referenced in 3 articles
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 COBYLA (Powell 1994), a sequential penalty derivativefree method, an augmented Lagrangian method, a direct...

PSwarm
 Referenced in 61 articles
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 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
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 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
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 implemented routines for derivative free, firstorder, and secondorder optimization methods. The user...

WEDGE
 Referenced in 39 articles
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 Software for Derivativefree 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
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 secondary structure prediction. More recently, stochastic contextfree grammars (SCFGs) have emerged as an alternative ... modeling RNA structure. Unlike physicsbased methods, which rely on thousands of experimentallymeasured thermodynamic ... derive model parameters. Despite this advantage, however, probabilistic methods have not replaced free energy minimization...

DFOGN
 Referenced in 3 articles
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 algorithm from our paper: A DerivativeFree GaussNewton Method, C. Cartis and L. Roberts...

ORBIT
 Referenced in 33 articles
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 trustregions. We present a new derivativefree 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
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 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
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 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
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 bound and free orbitals, the factorization–interpolation method applied in the derivation of collisional rates...