# Andrew R Conn

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Research, optimization

Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA

+19149451589

Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA

+19149451589

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### Professional Associations

**Professional Associations:**SIAM Fellow

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**More information:**

**Complete list of publications and citations**

**2017**

Efficient solution of quadratically constrained quadratic subproblems within the MADS algorithm

Nadir Amaioua, Charles Audet, Andrew R. Conn and Sebastien Le Digabel

Complete List of Publications

Nadir Amaioua, Charles Audet, Andrew R. Conn and Sebastien Le Digabel

*European Journal of Operational Research*, 2017Complete List of Publications

**2016**

Removing Clouds and Recovering Ground Observations in Satellite Image Sequences via Temporally Contiguous Robust Matrix Completion

Jialei Wang, Peder A. Olsen, Andrew R. Conn, and Aurelie C. Lozano

Complete List of Publications

Jialei Wang, Peder A. Olsen, Andrew R. Conn, and Aurelie C. Lozano

*Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)*,*pp. 2754-2763*, 2016Complete List of Publications

**2015**

Solving air traffic conflict problems via local continuous optimization

ClementPeyronne, Andrew R.Conn, Marcel Mongeau and DanielDelahaye

ClementPeyronne, Andrew R.Conn, Marcel Mongeau and DanielDelahaye

*European Journal of Operational Research*, 2015
Reduced Space Dynamics-Based Geo-Statistical Prior Sampling for Uncertainty Quantification of End Goal Decisions, in Numerical Analysis and Optimization

Lior Horesh, Andrew R. Conn, Eduardo A. Jimenez, and Gijs M. van Essen,

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Lior Horesh, Andrew R. Conn, Eduardo A. Jimenez, and Gijs M. van Essen,

*Proceedings in Mathematics and Statistics*,*pp. 191-221*, Springer, 2015Complete List of Publications

**2014**

Reservoir Uncertainty Quantification Using Probabilistic History Matching Workflow,

T-h. Yeh, E.A. Jimenez, G.M. van Essen, C. Chen, L. Jin, A. Girardi, P. Gelderblom, L. Horesh, and Andrew R. Conn

T-h. Yeh, E.A. Jimenez, G.M. van Essen, C. Chen, L. Jin, A. Girardi, P. Gelderblom, L. Horesh, and Andrew R. Conn

*SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Amsterdam, Netherlands*, 2014
Lagrangian relaxation based decomposition for well scheduling in shale-gas systems

Brage R. Knudsen, Bjarne A. Foss, Ignacio E. Grossmann and Andrew R. Conn

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Brage R. Knudsen, Bjarne A. Foss, Ignacio E. Grossmann and Andrew R. Conn

*Computers and Chemical Engineering**63*(*17*), 234-249, 2014Complete List of Publications

**2013**

Embedding Structural Information in Simulation-based Optimization

Vidar Gunnerud, Andrew R, Conn and Bjarne Foss

Vidar Gunnerud, Andrew R, Conn and Bjarne Foss

*Computers and Chemical Engineering**53*(*1*), 35-43, 2013
Use of quadratic models with mesh-adaptive direct search for constrained black box optimization

Andrew R Conn, and S Le Digabel

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Andrew R Conn, and S Le Digabel

*Optimization Methods and Software**26*(*1*), 139-158, Taylor \& Francis, 2013Complete List of Publications

**2012**

On the local convergence of a derivative-free algorithm for least-squares minimization,

Hongchao Zhang and Andrew R. Conn

Hongchao Zhang and Andrew R. Conn

*Computational Optimization and Applications**51*(*2*), 481-507, 2012
Integrating Mathematical Optimization and Decision Making in Intelligent Fields

David Echeverria-Ciaurri, Andrew R. Conn, Ulisses Mello, and Jerome Onwunalu

David Echeverria-Ciaurri, Andrew R. Conn, Ulisses Mello, and Jerome Onwunalu

*SPE Intelligent Energy International*, 2012
Bilevel derivative-free optimization and its application to robust optimization

Andrew R Conn, and LN Vicente

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Andrew R Conn, and LN Vicente

*Optimization Methods and Software**27*(*3*), 559-575, Taylor and Francis, 2012Complete List of Publications

**2011**

My Experiences as an Industrial Research Mathematician

Andrew R Conn

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Andrew R Conn

*SIAM News**44*(*4*), 1-3, 2011Complete List of Publications

**2010**

A simulation model for improving the maintenance of high cost systems, with application to an offshore oil installation

Andrew R Conn, L A Deleris, J R M Hosking, and T A Thorstensen

Andrew R Conn, L A Deleris, J R M Hosking, and 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, Andrew R Conn, and K Scheinberg

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H Zhang, Andrew R Conn, and K Scheinberg

*SIAM Journal on Optimization**20*(*6*), 3555, 2010Complete List of Publications

**2009**

Global Convergence of General Derivative-Free Trust-Region Algorithms to First and Second Order Critical Points

Andrew R. Conn, Katya Scheinberg and Luis N. Vicente

Andrew R. Conn, Katya Scheinberg and Luis N. Vicente

*SIAM J. on Optimization**28*(*1*), 387-415, 2009
Introduction to derivative-free optimization, MPS-SIAM Series on Optimization

Andrew R Conn, K Scheinberg, and L N Vicente

2009 - books.google.com, Society for Industrial Mathematics

Andrew R Conn, K Scheinberg, and L N Vicente

2009 - books.google.com, Society for Industrial Mathematics

**2008**

Geometry of Sample Sets in Derivative Free Optimization:Regression and Underdetermined Interpolation

Andrew R. Conn, Katya Scheinberg and Luis N. Vicente

Andrew R. Conn, Katya Scheinberg and Luis N. Vicente

*IMA Journal on Numerical Analysis**28*, 721-748, 2008
Geometry of interpolation sets in derivative free optimization

Andrew R Conn, K Scheinberg, and L N Vicente

Andrew R Conn, K Scheinberg, and 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

Complete List of Publications

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, 2008Complete List of Publications

**2007**

Assisted Seismic Matching: Joint Inversion of Seismic, Rock Physics and Basin Modeling

Ulisses T. Mello, Vanessa Lopez, AndrewR. Conn, Katya Scheinberg, Hongchao Zhang, Michael Henderson, and Liqing Xu

Complete List of Publications

Ulisses T. Mello, Vanessa Lopez, AndrewR. Conn, Katya Scheinberg, Hongchao Zhang, Michael Henderson, and Liqing Xu

*SEG Annual Conference*, 2007Complete List of Publications

**2006**

Combining Adjoint Calculations and Quasi-Newton Methods for Automatic History Matching

Roberto P. Rodrigues, Andreas Weachter, Andrew R Conn, and Rafael Jesus de Moraes,

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Roberto P. Rodrigues, Andreas Weachter, Andrew R Conn, and Rafael Jesus de Moraes,

*SPE Europec/EAGE Annual Conference and Exhibition, 12-15 June, Vienna, Austria*, Society of Petroleum Engineers, 2006Complete List of Publications

**2005**

Large-scale nonlinear optimization in circuit tuning

Andreas Waechter, Chandu Visweswariah, and Andrew R Conn

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Andreas Waechter, Chandu Visweswariah, and Andrew R Conn

*Future Generation Computer Systems**21*(*8*), 1251--1262, Elsevier, 2005Complete List of Publications

**2003**

The SIF Reference Report (revised version)

Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, D Orban, and Ph L Toint

Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, D Orban, and Ph L Toint

*Online report 5(7)*, 2003
ISMP 2000 Part 3

(Editors) Andrew R Conn, and Bruce F, Shepherd

Complete List of Publications

(Editors) Andrew R Conn, and Bruce F, Shepherd

*Math. Programming**95*(*1*), 2003Complete List of Publications

**2002**

ISMP 2000 Part 2

(Editors) Andrew R. Conn and Bruce F. Shepherd

(Editors) Andrew R. Conn and Bruce F. Shepherd

*Math. Programming**92*(*3*), 2002
ISMP 2000 Part 1

(Editors) Andrew R. Conn and Bruce F. Shepherd

Complete List of Publications

(Editors) Andrew R. Conn and Bruce F. Shepherd

*Math. Programming**91*(*1*), 2002Complete List of Publications

**2001**

Reviews and Descriptions of Tables and Books

Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, Ph L Toint

Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, Ph 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

Andrew R Conn, and C Visweswariah

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Andrew R Conn, and C Visweswariah

*Proceedings of the 2001 international symposium on Physical design*,*pp. 74--81*Complete List of Publications

**2000**

Noise considerations in circuit optimization

C Visweswariah, R A Haring, A R Conn

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

Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, and Ph. L Toint

Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, and Ph. L Toint

*Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Philadelphia**1*, Society for Industrial Mathematics, 2000
A primal-dual trust-region algorithm for non-convex nonlinear programming

Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, D Orban, and Ph. L Toint

Complete List of Publications

Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, D Orban, and Ph. L Toint

*Mathematical Programming**87*(*2*), 215--249, Springer, 2000Complete List of Publications

**1999**

Two-step algorithms for nonlinear optimization with structured applications

Andrew R Conn, L N Vicente, and C Visweswariah

Andrew R Conn, L N Vicente, and C Visweswariah

*SIAM Journal on Optimization**9*, 924, 1999
A primal-dual trust-region algorithm for minimizing a non-convex function subject to general inequality and linear equality constraints

Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, D Orban, and Ph L Toint

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Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, D Orban, and Ph L Toint

*Mathematical Programming**87*, 215--249, Citeseer, 1999Complete List of Publications

**1998**

Discontinuous piecewise linear optimization

Andrew R Conn, and M Mongeau

Andrew R Conn, and M Mongeau

*Mathematical programming**80*(*3*), 315--380, Springer, 1998
JiffyTune: Circuit optimization using time-domain sensitivities

Andrew R. Conn, P.K. Coulman, R.A. Haring, G.L. Morrill, C. Visweswariah, and C.W. Wu

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Andrew R. Conn, P.K. Coulman, R.A. Haring, G.L. Morrill, C. Visweswariah, and C.W. Wu

*IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems**17*(*12*), 1292--1309, IEEE, 1998Complete List of Publications

**1997**

On the number of inner iterations per outer iteration of a globally convergent algorithm for optimization with general nonlinear inequality constraints and simple bounds

Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, and Ph. L Toint

Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, and Ph. L Toint

*Computational Optimization and Applications Ed. G. Toraldo and A. Murli*,*pp. 1-29*, 1997
Circuit optimization via adjoint Lagrangians

Andrew R. Conn, R.A. Haring, C. Visweswariah, and C.W. Wu

Andrew R. Conn, R.A. Haring, C. Visweswariah, and 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

Andrew R Conn, K Scheinberg, and Ph L Toint

Andrew R Conn, K Scheinberg, and Ph 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

Andrew R Conn, K Scheinberg, and Ph L Toint

Andrew R Conn, K Scheinberg, and Ph L Toint

*Mathematical programming**79*(*1*), 397--414, Springer, 1997
A globally convergent Lagrangian barrier algorithm for optimization with general inequality constraints and simple bounds

Andrew R Conn, N Gould, and Ph L Toint

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Andrew R Conn, N Gould, and Ph L Toint

*Mathematics of Computation**66*(*217*), 261--288, 1997Complete List of Publications

**1996**

Efficient Time-Domain Simulation and Optimization of Digital FET Circuits

Andrew R. Conn, R.A. Haring, and C. Viswesariah

Andrew R. Conn, R.A. Haring, and C. Viswesariah

*Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems*, 1996
Estimating component-defect probability from masked system success/failure data

B Reiser, B J Flehinger, and Andrew R Conn

B Reiser, B J Flehinger, and Andrew R Conn

*Reliability, IEEE Transactions on**45*(*2*), 238--243, IEEE, 1996
Numerical experiments with the LANCELOT package (Release A) for large-scale nonlinear optimization

Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, and Ph L Toint

Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, and Ph L Toint

*Mathematical Programming**73*(*1*), 73--110, Science and Engineering Research Laboratory, 1996
Optimization of custom MOS circuits by transistor sizing

Andrew R Conn, P K Coulman, R A Haring, G L Morrill, and C Visweswariah

Best of ICAAD Volume 40 of the best papers published during 20 years of the conference

Andrew R Conn, P K Coulman, R A Haring, G L Morrill, and C Visweswariah

*Proceedings of the 1996 IEEE/ACM international conference on Computer-aided design*,*pp. 174-180*Best of ICAAD Volume 40 of the best papers published during 20 years of the conference

Convergence properties of an augmented Lagrangian algorithm for optimization with a combination of general equality and linear constraints

Andrew R Conn, N Gould, A Sartenaer, and Ph L Toint

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Andrew R Conn, N Gould, A Sartenaer, and Ph L Toint

*SIAM Journal on Optimization**6*(*3*), 674--703, Philadelphia, Pa.: The Society, c1991-, 1996Complete List of Publications

**1995**

CUTE: Constrained and unconstrained testing environment

I Bongartz, Andrew R Conn, N Gould, and Ph L Toint

Complete List of Publications

I Bongartz, Andrew R Conn, N Gould, and Ph L Toint

*ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software (TOMS)**21*(*1*), 123--160, ACM, 1995Complete List of Publications

**1994**

Performance of a multifrontal scheme for partially separable optimization

Andrew R. Conn, N.I.M. Gould and Ph.L. Toint

Andrew R. Conn, N.I.M. Gould and Ph.L. Toint

*Advances in optimization and numerical analysis, Advances in optimization and numerical analysis, Proceedings of the Sixth workshop on Optimization and Numerical Analysis, Oaxaca, Mexico*, 1994
A note on exploiting structure when using slack variables

Andrew R Conn, N Gould, and Ph L Toint

Complete List of Publications

Andrew R Conn, N Gould, and Ph L Toint

*Mathematical programming**67*(*1*), 89--97, Springer, 1994Complete List of Publications

**1992**

A structure-exploiting algorithm for nonlinear minimax problems

Andrew R Conn, and Y Li

Andrew R Conn, and Y Li

*SIAM Journal on Optimization**2*, 242, 1992
LANCELOT: a Fortran package for large-scale nonlinear optimization (Release A)

Andrew R Conn, NIM Gould, and Ph L Toint

2010 - dl.acm.org, Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, 1992

Complete List of Publications

Andrew R Conn, NIM Gould, and Ph L Toint

2010 - dl.acm.org, Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, 1992

Complete List of Publications

**1991**

An Approach to Nonlinear l_infinity Approximation

Andrew R Conn, and Y Y. Li

Andrew R Conn, and Y Y. Li

*Advances in numerical partial differential equations and optimization: proceedings of the fifth Mexico-United States Workshop*,*pp. 346-365*, 1991
A network penalty method

A B Gamble, Andrew R Conn, and W R Pulleyblank

A B Gamble, Andrew R Conn, and W R Pulleyblank

*Mathematical programming**50*(*1*), 53--73, Springer, 1991
A globally convergent augmented Langrangian algorithm for optimization with general constraints and simple bounds

Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, and Ph L Toint

Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, and Ph L Toint

*SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis*, 545--572, JSTOR, 1991
Convergence of quasi-Newton matrices generated by the symmetric rank one update

Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, and Ph L Toint

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Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, and Ph L Toint

*Mathematical programming**50*(*1*), 177--195, Springer, 1991Complete List of Publications

**1990**

An Introduction to the Structure of Large Scale Nonlinear Optimization Problems and the LANCELOT project,

Andrew R Conn, N.I.M. Gould and Ph.L. Toint

Complete List of Publications

Andrew R Conn, N.I.M. Gould and Ph.L. Toint

*Computing Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering}, Eds. R. Glowinski and A. Lichnewsky*,*pp. pp.42-51*, SIAM, 1990Complete List of Publications

**1989**

Primal methods are better than dual methods for solving overdetermined linear systems in the l_infinity sense?

R H Bartels, Andrew R Conn, and Y Li

Complete List of Publications

R H Bartels, Andrew R Conn, and Y Li

*SIAM journal on numerical analysis*, 693--726, JSTOR, 1989Complete List of Publications

**1988**

Testing a class of methods for solving minimization problems with simple bounds on the variables

Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, and Ph L Toint

Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, and Ph L Toint

*Mathematics of Computation**50*(*182*), 399--430, 1988
Global convergence of a class of trust region algorithms for optimization with simple bounds

Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, and Ph L Toint

Complete List of Publications

Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, and Ph L Toint

*SIAM journal on numerical analysis*, 433--460, JSTOR, 1988Complete List of Publications

**1987**

An exact penalty function for semi-infinite programming

Andrew R Conn, and N I M Gould

Complete List of Publications

Andrew R Conn, and N I M Gould

*Mathematical Programming**37*(*1*), 19--40, Springer, 1987Complete List of Publications

**1985**

Nonlinear programming, exact penalty functions and projection techniques for non-smooth functions

Andrew R Conn

Complete List of Publications

Andrew R Conn

*Numerical optimization 1984: proceedings of the SIAM Conference on Numerical Optimization, Boulder, Colorado, June 12-14, 1984*,*pp. 3*, 1985Complete List of Publications

**1984**

On the location of directions of infinite descent for nonlinear programming algorithms

Andrew R Conn, and N I M Gould

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Andrew R Conn, and N I M Gould

*SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis*, 1162--1179, JSTOR, 1984Complete List of Publications

**1982**

Generalizing the LINPACK condition estimator

A Cline, Andrew R. Conn, C Van Loan

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A Cline, Andrew R. Conn, C Van Loan

*Numerical Analysis*, 73--83, Springer, 1982Complete List of Publications

**1978**

On Cline's direct method for solving overdetermined linear systems in the l_infinity

R H Bartels, Andrew R Conn, and C Charalambous

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R H Bartels, Andrew R Conn, and C Charalambous

*SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis*, 255--270, JSTOR, 1978Complete List of Publications

Minimization techniques for piecewise differentiable functions: the l1 solution to an overdetermined linear system

R H Bartels, Andrew R Conn, and J W Sinclair

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R H Bartels, Andrew R Conn, and J W Sinclair

*SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis*, 224--241, JSTOR, 1978Complete List of Publications

**1977**

A penalty function method converging directly to a constrained optimum

Andrew R Conn, and T Pietrzykowski

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Andrew R Conn, and T Pietrzykowski

*SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis*, 348--375, JSTOR, 1977Complete List of Publications

**1973**

Constrained Optimization Using a Nondifferentiale Penalty Function

Andrew R Conn

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Andrew R Conn

*SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis*, 760--784, JSTOR, 1973Complete List of Publications