Nongradient minimization methods for parallel processing computers, part 1

  • C. Sutti
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This paper attempts to provide minimization algorithms which are adapted to execution on parallel computers. For this purpose, three well-known nongradient methods are examined. From these, three parallel iterative procedures are derived, by discussing in detail their mathematical behavior, when the cooperating processes are either synchronous or asynchronous.

Key Words

Parallel algorithms unconstrained optimization nongradient methods 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Sutti
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  1. 1.Institute of Mathematics, Faculty of ScienceUniversity of LecceLecceItaly

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