Poblano v1.0 : a Matlab toolbox for gradient-based optimization.

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We present Poblano v1.0, a Matlab toolbox for solving gradient-based unconstrained optimization problems. Poblano implements three optimization methods (nonlinear conjugate gradients, limited-memory BFGS, and truncated Newton) that require only first order derivative information. In this paper, we describe the Poblano methods, provide numerous examples on how to use Poblano, and present results of Poblano used in solving problems from a standard test collection of unconstrained optimization problems.

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Dunlavy, Daniel M.; Acar, Evrim (Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA) & Kolda, Tamara Gibson (Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA) March 1, 2010.

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We present Poblano v1.0, a Matlab toolbox for solving gradient-based unconstrained optimization problems. Poblano implements three optimization methods (nonlinear conjugate gradients, limited-memory BFGS, and truncated Newton) that require only first order derivative information. In this paper, we describe the Poblano methods, provide numerous examples on how to use Poblano, and present results of Poblano used in solving problems from a standard test collection of unconstrained optimization problems.

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  • Report No.: SAND2010-1422
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/989350 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 989350
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1012433

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Dunlavy, Daniel M.; Acar, Evrim (Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA) & Kolda, Tamara Gibson (Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA). Poblano v1.0 : a Matlab toolbox for gradient-based optimization., report, March 1, 2010; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1012433/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.