Some Experiments in Global Optimization.
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When applied to a problem which has more than one local optimal solution, most nonlinear programming algorithms will terminate with the first local solution found. Several methods have been suggested for extending the search to find the global optimum of such a nonlinear program. In the report the author presents the results of some numerical experiments designed to compare the performance of various strategies for finding the global solution. Author
- Operations Research