Comments on Evaluating Algorithms and Codes for Mathematical Programming

  • Robert B. Schnabel
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems book series (LNE, volume 199)

Abstract

In this paper we comment on comparative computational studies for mathematical programming, in particular the Papers by Miele and Gonzalez [3], Sandgren and Ragsdell [5], and Schittkowski [7], and give some of our views on this subject. We suggest the papers by Gill and Murray [2] and Moré [4], and the book they are contained in (Fosdick [1]), as other important reading on this subject.

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    L.D. Fosdick, ed., Performance Evaluation of Numerical Software, North-Holland, 1979.Google Scholar
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    P.E. Gill and W. Murray, “Implementation and Testing of Optimization Software,” in Performance Evaluation of Numerical Software, North-Holland, 1979, pp. 221–234.Google Scholar
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    A. Miele and S. Gonzalez, “On the Comparative Evaluation of Algorithms for Mathematical Programming Problems,” in: O.L. Mangasarian, R.R. Meyer and S.M. Robinson, eds., Nonlinear Programming, 3, Academic Press, 1978, pp. 337–359.Google Scholar
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert B. Schnabel
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Colorado at BoulderUSA

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