The rank transformation applied to a multivariate method of global optimization

@article{Perttunen1990TheRT,
  title={The rank transformation applied to a multivariate method of global optimization},
  author={Cary D. Perttunen and Bruce E. Stuckman},
  journal={IEEE Trans. Systems, Man, and Cybernetics},
  year={1990},
  volume={20},
  pages={1216-1220}
}