Derivative-free optimization

Derivative free optimization (or derivative-free optimization) is a subject of mathematical optimization. It may refer to problems for which… (More)
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2016
2016
Many randomized heuristic derivative-free optimization methods share a framework that iteratively learns a model for promising… (More)
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2014
2014
Derivative-Free Optimization (DFO) examines the challenge of minimizing (or maximizing) a function without explicit use of… (More)
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2013
2013
Many derivative-free methods for constrained problems are not efficient for minimizing functions on “thin” domains. Other… (More)
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2012
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2012
This paper provides lower bounds on the convergence rate of Derivative Free Optimization (DFO) with noisy function evaluations… (More)
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2012
2012
Derivative-free optimization (DFO) problems with noisy functions are increasingly prevalent. In this thesis, we propose two… (More)
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2011
2011
Derivative free optimization algorithms are often used when it is difficult to find function derivatives, or if finding such… (More)
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2009
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2009
Introduction to Derivative-Free Optimization Andrew R. Conn, Katya Scheinberg, and Luis N. Vicente The absence of derivatives… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
We propose data profiles as a tool for analyzing the performance of derivative-free optimization solvers when there are… (More)
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2006
2006
The objectives of this paper are twofold. We devise a general framework for identifying locally optimal algorithmic parameters… (More)
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2000
2000
Derivative free optimization (DFO) methods are typically designed to solve optimization problems whose objective function is… (More)
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