Dakota Reference Manual  Version 6.4
Large-Scale Engineering Optimization and Uncertainty Analysis
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Description

The CONMIN library[84] is a public domain library of nonlinear programming optimizers, specifically the Fletcher-Reeves conjugate gradient (Dakota's conmin_frcg method) method for unconstrained optimization, and the method of feasible directions (Dakota's conmin_mfd method) for constrained optimization. As CONMIN was a predecessor to the DOT commercial library, the algorithm controls are very similar.

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Related Keywords

  • conmin : Access to methods in the CONMIN library
  • frcg : A conjugate gradient optimization method
  • mfd : Method of feasible directions