Optimization

DAKOTA, a Multilevel Parallel Object-oriented Framework for Design Optimization, Parameter Estimation, Uncertainty Quantification, and Sensitivity Analysis: Version 4.0 Reference Manual

M. S. Eldred, A. A. Giunta, S. L. Brown, B. M. Adams, D. M. Dunlavy, J. P. Eddy, D. M. Gay, J. D. Griffin, W. E. Hart, P. D. Hough, T. G. Kolda, M. L. Martinez-Canales, L. P. Swiler, J.-P. Watson and P. J. Williams, Tech. Rep., Sandia National Laboratories, 2006

A Generating Set Direct Search Augmented Lagrangian Algorithm for Optimization with a Combination of General and Linear Constraints

T. G. Kolda, R. M. Lewis and V. Torczon, Tech. Rep., Sandia National Laboratories, 2006

A Parallel, Asynchronous Method for Derivative-Free Nonlinear Programs (extended abstract)

J. D. Griffin and T. G. Kolda, In Mathematical Software - ICMS 2006, 2006

Revisiting Asynchronous Parallel Pattern Search for Nonlinear Optimization

T. G. Kolda, SIAM Journal on Optimization, 2005

Optimizing an Empirical Scoring Function for Transmembrane Protein Structure Determination

G. A. Gray, T. G. Kolda, K. L. Sale and M. M. Young, INFORMS Journal on Computing, 2004

Parallel Optimization of Forging Processes for Optimal Material Properties

M. L. Chiesa, R. E. Jones, K. J. Perano and T. G. Kolda, In NUMIFORM 2004: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Industrial Forming Processes, 2004

On the Convergence of Asynchronous Parallel Pattern Search

T. G. Kolda and V. Torczon, SIAM Journal on Optimization, 2004

Optimization by Direct Search: New Perspectives on Some Classical and Modern Methods

T. G. Kolda, R. M. Lewis and V. Torczon, SIAM Review, 2003

Understanding Asynchronous Parallel Pattern Search

T. G. Kolda and V. Torczon, In High Performance Algorithms and Software for Nonlinear Optimization, 2003

Asynchronous Parallel Pattern Search for Nonlinear Optimization

P. D. Hough, T. G. Kolda and V. J. Torczon, SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, 2001