• Tabu search

  • Referenced in 1079 articles [sw08556]
  • describe the main features of tabu search, emphasizing a perspective for guiding a user ... efficiency of the method. One of the useful aspects of tabu search is the ability ... constraints and objective functions. Similarly, the method itself can be evolved to varying levels ... illustrate the strategic concerns of tabu search, and to show how they may be exploited...
  • KELLEY

  • Referenced in 643 articles [sw04829]
  • inexact Newton methods, and the Gauss-Newton method for the solution of nonlinear least squares ... devoted to line-search and trust-region methods, which are used to globalize convergence ... author and his group. Implicit filtering methods use finite difference approximations of the gradient, which ... noise level in the function. Direct search algorithms, including the Nelder-Mead, multidirectional search...
  • fminsearch

  • Referenced in 277 articles [sw07467]
  • Convergence properties of the Nelder--Mead simplex method in low dimensions The Nelder--Mead simplex ... enormously popular direct search method for multidimensional unconstrained minimization. Despite its widespread use, essentially...
  • DLMF

  • Referenced in 2889 articles [sw04968]
  • covered include mathematical formulas, graphs, references, methods of computation, and links to software. Special features ... include 3D interactive graphics and an equation search capability. The information technology tools that...
  • Scatter Search

  • Referenced in 297 articles [sw05291]
  • training neural networks. Scatter search is an evolutionary method that has been successfully applied ... wide array of hard optimization problems. Scatter search constructs new trial solutions by combining ... contrast to other evolutionary methods like genetic algorithms, scatter search is founded on the premise ... that systematic designs and methods for creating new solutions afford significant benefits beyond those derived...
  • GSA

  • Referenced in 136 articles [sw40815]
  • gravitational search algorithm. In recent years, various heuristic optimization methods have been developed. Many ... compared with some well-known heuristic search methods. The obtained results confirm the high performance...
  • SDPT3

  • Referenced in 707 articles [sw04009]
  • corrector path-following method, with either the HKM or the NT search direction. The basic ... semidefinite cones are calculated via the Lanczos method. Numerical experiments show that this general purpose...
  • simannf90

  • Referenced in 120 articles [sw05059]
  • algorithm is essentially an iterative random search procedure with adaptive moves along the coordinate directions ... first local minima encountered. The new method proved to be more reliable than the others ... Mead method and the adaptive random search method of the reviewer), being always able...
  • CALMA

  • Referenced in 109 articles [sw03235]
  • techniques including a variety of local search methods, genetic algorithms, neural networks, and potential reduction...
  • testmatrix

  • Referenced in 85 articles [sw14347]
  • alternating directions method, the multidirectional search method and the Nelder--Mead simplex method...
  • PSwarm

  • Referenced in 70 articles [sw00742]
  • underlying algorithm used is a pattern search method, or more specifically, a coordinate search method ... optional) search step of coordinate search, the algorithm incorporates a particle swarm scheme for dissemination ... feasible region, equipping the overall method with the capability of finding a global minimizer ... highly competitive with other global optimization methods based only on function values. PSwarm is extended...
  • SIMPLIcity

  • Referenced in 87 articles [sw14893]
  • image retrieval system, which uses semantics classification methods, a wavelet-based approach for feature extraction ... enhances retrieval by permitting semantically-adaptive searching methods and narrowing down the searching range...
  • J-MEANS

  • Referenced in 74 articles [sw02649]
  • Means outperforms the other local search methods, quite substantially when many entities and clusters...
  • tn

  • Referenced in 140 articles [sw05140]
  • exploited to define a modified Newton method which can be applied to problems that ... iterations to compute the search direction, where n denotes the number of variables ... problem. The idea of a truncated Newton method is to terminate the iterations earlier ... preconditioned truncated Newton method is described that defines a search direction which interpolates between...
  • TETRAD

  • Referenced in 441 articles [sw12177]
  • data from, estimates, tests, predicts with, and searches for causal and statistical models ... program is to provide sophisticated methods in a friendly interface requiring very little statistical sophistication ... unique in the suite of principled search (”exploration,” ”discovery”) algorithms it provides--for example...
  • Graphplan

  • Referenced in 186 articles [sw07746]
  • fundamentally different from the searches of other common planning methods, they provide a new perspective...
  • INTOPT_90

  • Referenced in 306 articles [sw04705]
  • global search: continuous problems The monograph gives a survey of interval arithmetic based methods ... differentiation and code list generation, interval Newton method, and a short glance at the topological ... some new results with respect to zero search. The final chapter about intermediate values...
  • COBYLA2

  • Referenced in 43 articles [sw05136]
  • variables (some hundred at most). An SLP method with estimation of gradients by linear interpolation ... Powell’s paper on Direct Search Methods...
  • POMDPS

  • Referenced in 39 articles [sw03055]
  • Online algorithms generally consist of a lookahead search to find the best action to execute ... survey the various existing online POMDP methods, analyze their properties and discuss their advantages ... state-of-the-art online heuristic search methods can handle large POMDP domains efficiently...
  • Beam-ACO

  • Referenced in 25 articles [sw11745]
  • regarded as a tree search method. Based on this observation, we hybridize the solution construction ... mechanism of ACO with beam search ... which is a well-known tree search method. We call this approach Beam...