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Re: Non-linear programming in Mathematica

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  • Subject: [mg28625] Re: [mg27789] Non-linear programming in Mathematica
  • From: "Mark Harder" <harderm at ucs.orst.edu>
  • Date: Wed, 2 May 2001 03:37:17 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Arani,
    I was just cleaning out my Inbox, and i noticed this message, but no
answer to it.  If you are still interested,
see "Practical Optimization Methods. With Mathematica Applications", by
Ashgar Bhatti.  There may be a solution in that book, which is a pretty
comprehensive textbook.
 Also, Craig Loehr, LoehrAssociates(?) has a package of Global Optimization
routines, which I use for a data fitting problem I have.  It has a couple of
"global nonlinear optimization with constraints" routines that might work
for you.  You can get further information about this from the Wolfram Site's
add-ons page.
-mark harder


-----Original Message-----
From: Arani Sinha <sinha at bernoulli.usc.edu>
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
Subject: [mg28625] [mg27789] Non-linear programming in Mathematica

>Hello,
>
>I would like to use Mathematica to solve a small non-linear programming
>problem. This problem has only 3 to 4 variables with constraints, but
>the function to be optimized is complex -- it is a product of sinusoid,
>exponential and quadratic terms.
>
>Would it be possible to use Mathematica to find all maxima and minima
>within ranges defined by the variables?
>
>Please reply to this e-mail address.
>
>Thank you very much.
>
>Arani Sinha
>
>


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