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2012

Integrating Mathematical Optimization and Decision Making in Intelligent Fields
D Echeverria-Ciaurri, A Conn, U Mello, J Onwunalu
SPE Intelligent Energy International, 2012


2011

Framework for large-scale modeling and simulation of electricity systems for planning, monitoring, and secure operations of next-generation electricity grids
E Acar, B Agrawal, A R Conn, M G Ditlow, P Feldmann, U Finkler, M B Gaucher, A Gupta, F L Heng, J R K D A Koc, others
2011 - certs.lbl.gov


Bilevel derivative-free optimization and its application to robust optimization
A R Conn, LN Vicente
2011 - Taylor & Francis, Taylor \& Francis


2010

A simulation model for improving the maintenance of high cost systems, with application to an offshore oil installation
A R Conn, L A Deleris, J R M Hosking, T A Thorstensen
Quality and Reliability Engineering International 26(7), 733--748, Wiley Online Library, 2010

A derivative-free algorithm for least-squares minimization
H Zhang, A R Conn, K Scheinberg
SIAM Journal on Optimization 20(6), 3555, 2010

LANCELOT: a Fortran package for large-scale nonlinear optimization (Release A)
A R Conn, GIM Gould, P L Toint
2010 - dl.acm.org, Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated


2009

Introduction to derivative-free optimization
A R Conn, K Scheinberg, L N Vicente
2009 - books.google.com, Society for Industrial Mathematics


2008

Geometry of interpolation sets in derivative free optimization
A R Conn, K Scheinberg, L N Vicente
Mathematical Programming 111(1), 141--172, Springer, 2008

An algorithmic framework for convex mixed integer nonlinear programs
Pierre Bonami, Lorenz T. Biegler, Andrew R. Conn, Gerard Cornuejols, Ignacio E. Grossmann, Carl D. Laird, Jon Lee, Andrea Lodi, Fran\c{c}ois Margot, Nicolas W. Sawaya, Andreas Wachter
Discrete Optimization 5(2), 186--204, 2008


2006

Global convergence of general derivative-free trust-region algorithms to first and second order critical points
A R Conn, K Scheinberg, L N Vicente
2006 - estudogeral.sib.uc.pt, Centro de Matem{\'a}tica da Universidade de Coimbra


2005

An algorithmic framework for convex mixed integer nonlinear programs. Research Report RC23771, IBM
P Bonami, L T Biegler, A R Conn, G Cornu{'e}jols, I E Grossmann, C D Laird, J Lee, A Lodi, F Margot, N Sawaya, others
2005 - October, October

Geometry of sample sets in derivative free optimization. Part II: polynomial regression and underdetermined interpolation
A R Conn, K Scheinberg, L N Vicente
2005 - estudogeral.sib.uc.pt, Centro de Matem{\'a}tica da Universidade de Coimbra

Large-scale nonlinear optimization in circuit tuning
A W{"a}chter, C Visweswariah, A R Conn
Future Generation Computer Systems 21(8), 1251--1262, Elsevier, 2005


2003

Trust-Region Methods (Andrew R. Conn, Nicholas IM Gould, and Philippe L. Toint)
N Alexandrov
SIAM REVIEW 45(1), 128--130, SIAM SOCIETY FOR INDUSTRIAL AND APPLIED, 2003

The SIF Reference Report (revised version)
A R Conn, N I M Gould, D Orban, P L Toint
Online report 5(7), 2003

Error estimates and poisedness in multivariate polynomial interpolation
A R Conn, K Scheinberg, L N Vicente
2003 - estudogeral.sib.uc.pt, Centro de Matem{\'a}tica da Universidade de Coimbra


2001

Reviews and Descriptions of Tables and Books
A R Conn, N I M Gould, P L Toint
Mathematics of Computation 70(236), 12--12, Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council,[1960?-, 2001

Overview of continuous optimization advances and applications to circuit tuning
A R Conn, C Visweswariah
Proceedings of the 2001 international symposium on Physical design, pp. 74--81


2000

Noise considerations in circuit optimization
C Visweswariah, R A Haring, A R Conn
Computer-Aided Design, 1998, pp. 679--690, IEEE, 2000

Trust-region methods. MPS-SIAM Series on Optimization
A R Conn, N I M Gould, P L Toint
Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Philadelphia1, Society for Industrial Mathematics, 2000

A primal-dual trust-region algorithm for non-convex nonlinear programming
A R Conn, N I M Gould, D Orban, P L Toint
Mathematical Programming 87(2), 215--249, Springer, 2000

Toint
A R Conn, N I M Gould, L Philippe
Trust-region methods, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Philadelphia, PA, 2000


1999

Two-step algorithms for nonlinear optimization with structured applications
A R Conn, L N Vicente, C Visweswariah
SIAM Journal on Optimization9, 924, 1999


An Efficient Primal-Dual Interior-Point Method for Minimizing a Sum of Euclidean Norms
K D A E Christiansen, A R Conn, M L Overton
To appear in SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing 22(1), 243--262, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, 1999


1998

Discontinuous piecewise linear optimization
A R Conn, M Mongeau
Mathematical programming 80(3), 315--380, Springer, 1998

JiffyTune: Circuit optimization using time-domain sensitivities
A.R. Conn, P.K. Coulman, R.A. Haring, G.L. Morrill, C. Visweswariah, C.W. Wu
IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems 17(12), 1292--1309, IEEE, 1998


1997

Circuit optimization via adjoint Lagrangians
A.R. Conn, R.A. Haring, C. Visweswariah, C.W. Wu
Proceedings of the 1997 IEEE/ACM international conference on Computer-aided design, pp. 281--288, IEEE Computer Society

On the convergence of derivative-free methods for unconstrained optimization
A R Conn, K Scheinberg, P L Toint
Approximation theory and optimization: tributes to MJD Powell, 83--108, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, England, 1997

Recent progress in unconstrained nonlinear optimization without derivatives
A R Conn, K Scheinberg, P L Toint
Mathematical programming 79(1), 397--414, Springer, 1997



1996

Efficient Time-Domain Simulation and Optimization of Digital FET Circuits
A.R. Conn, R.A. Haring, C. Viswesariah
Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, 1996

A Standard Input Format (SIF)/LANCELOT Primer
A R Conn, N I M Gould, P L Toint
1996 - numerical.rl.ac.uk

The SIF Reference Report
A R Conn, N I M Gould, P L Toint
1996 - galahad.rl.ac.uk

Methods for nonlinear constraints in optimization calculations
A R Conn, N I M Gould, P L Toint, Council Central Laboratory Research Councils (Great Britain). for the of the
1996 - Citeseer, Citeseer

Estimating component-defect probability from masked system success/failure data
B Reiser, B J Flehinger, A R Conn
Reliability, IEEE Transactions on 45(2), 238--243, IEEE, 1996

Optimization of custom MOS circuits by transistor sizing
A R Conn, P K Coulman, R A Haring, G L Morrill, C Visweswariah
Proceedings of the 1996 IEEE/ACM international conference on Computer-aided design, pp. 174-180

Convergence properties of an augmented Lagrangian algorithm for optimization with a combination of general equality and linear constraints
A R Conn, N Gould, A Sartenaer, P L Toint
SIAM Journal on Optimization 6(3), 674--703, Philadelphia, Pa.: The Society, c1991-, 1996


1995


CUTE: Constrained and unconstrained testing environment
I Bongartz, A R Conn, N Gould, P L Toint
ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software (TOMS) 21(1), 123--160, ACM, 1995



1994

A Primal $\{$Dual Interior Point MEthod for Minimizing a Sum of Euclidean Distances. Presented in Mathematical Programming Symposium
A R Conn, M Overton
Ann Arbor, 1994

A note on exploiting structure when using slack variables
A R Conn, N Gould, P L Toint
Mathematical programming 67(1), 89--97, Springer, 1994


1992

Lancelot
AR (Andrew R ) Conn, NIM Gould, Ph. L.(Philippe L ) Toint
1992 - Springer-Verlag, Springer-Verlag


A structure-exploiting algorithm for nonlinear minimax problems
A R Conn, Y Li
SIAM Journal on Optimization2, 242, 1992


Numerical experiments with the LANCELOT package (Release A) for large-scale nonlinear optimization
A R Conn, N I M Gould, P L Toint, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Mathematical Programming 73(1), 73--110, Science and Engineering Research Laboratory, 1992


1991

An Approach to Nonlinear/<*> Approximation
A R Conn, Y Lit
Advances in numerical partial differential equations and optimization: proceedings of the fifth Mexico-United States Workshop, pp. 346, 1991

A network penalty method
A B Gamble, A R Conn, W R Pulleyblank
Mathematical programming 50(1), 53--73, Springer, 1991

A comprehensive description of LANCELOT
A R Conn, N I M Gould, P L Toint
1991 - Facultés universitaires de Namur, ..., Facult{\'e}s universitaires de Namur, D{\'e}p. de math{\'e}matique

A globally convergent augmented Langrangian algorithm for optimization with general constraints and simple bounds
A R Conn, N I M Gould, P L Toint
SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, 545--572, JSTOR, 1991

Convergence of quasi-Newton matrices generated by the symmetric rank one update
A R Conn, N I M Gould, P L Toint
Mathematical programming 50(1), 177--195, Springer, 1991


1990

A proposal for a standard data input format for large-scale nonlinear programming problems
A R Conn, N I M Gould, P L Toint, University Waterloo. Dept. Computer Science of of
1990 - cs.uwaterloo.ca, University of Waterloo, Computer Science Department

An efficient algorithm for nonlinear minimax problems
A R Conn, Y Li
1990 - ecommons.cornell.edu, Cornell University


1989


Primal methods are better than dual methods for solving overdetermined linear systems in the l∞ sense?
R H Bartels, A R Conn, Y Li
SIAM journal on numerical analysis, 693--726, JSTOR, 1989


1988


Testing a class of methods for solving minimization problems with simple bounds on the variables
A R Conn, N I M Gould, P L Toint
Mathematics of Computation 50(182), 399--430, 1988

Global convergence of a class of trust region algorithms for optimization with simple bounds
A R Conn, N I M Gould, P L Toint
SIAM journal on numerical analysis, 433--460, JSTOR, 1988


1987

An exact penalty function for semi-infinite programming
A R Conn, N I M Gould
Mathematical Programming 37(1), 19--40, Springer, 1987


1985

Nonlinear programming, exact penalty functions and projection techniques for non-smooth functions
A R Conn
Numerical optimization 1984: proceedings of the SIAM Conference on Numerical Optimization, Boulder, Colorado, June 12-14, 1984, pp. 3, 1985


1984

On the location of directions of infinite descent for nonlinear programming algorithms
A R Conn, N I M Gould
SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, 1162--1179, JSTOR, 1984


1983

Characterization of alpha-keto acid transport across blood-brain barrier in rats
A R Conn, D I Fell, R D Steele
American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology And Metabolism 245(3), E253--E260, Am Physiological Soc, 1983


1982

Generalizing the LINPACK condition estimator
A Cline, A Conn, C Van Loan
Numerical Analysis, 73--83, Springer, 1982

Transport of alpha-keto analogues of amino acids across blood-brain barrier in rats
A R Conn, R D Steele
American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology And Metabolism 243(4), E272--E277, Am Physiological Soc, 1982


1978

On Cline's direct method for solving overdetermined linear systems in the l∞ sense
R H Bartels, A R Conn, C Charalambous
SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, 255--270, JSTOR, 1978

Minimization techniques for piecewise differentiable functions: the l1 solution to an overdetermined linear system
R H Bartels, A R Conn, J W Sinclair
SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, 224--241, JSTOR, 1978


1977

A penalty function method converging directly to a constrained optimum
A R Conn, T Pietrzykowski
SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, 348--375, JSTOR, 1977


1973

Constrained Optimization Using a Nondifferentiale Penalty Function
A R Conn
SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, 760--784, JSTOR, 1973


Year Unknown

An approach to nonlinear $ l$\backslash$ sb$\backslash$ infty $ approximation
A R Conn, Y Li
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SIAG/OPT Views-and-News
A R Conn, M G C Resende, K M Anstreicher, L N Vicente, A R Conn
Citeseer, Citeseer, 0


Report 94/1 January 31, 1994
AR Conn, N Gould, P L Toint
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Toint. Methods for nonlinear constraints in optimization calculations
A R Conn, N I M Gould, L Philippe
The State of the Art in Numerical Analysis, 363--390

PL Toint On the convergence of derivativefree methods for unconstrained optimization
A R Conn, K Scheinberg
Invited Presentation at the Powellfest, 0




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