Comparison of Global Solvers
Within the COCONUT project, we performed extensive tests of the
following solvers for global constrained optimization
and constraint satisfaction problems:
BARON, GlobSol, ICOS, LGO, LINGO, OQNLP, Premium Solver, MINOS,
and COCOS (the solver in the alpha test version of the COCONUT
environment) for various sublibraries of the
For an overview over the most recent test results see
Details for the new comparison will be available very soon.
Of interest for heuristics for bound-constrained optimization
is also the recent report
A comparison of some algorithms for bound constrained global
optimization, Manuscript (2004).
with comparisons of the three heuristic global optimization programs
MCS, Global, PGSL, using black box function evaluation only.
pdf file (69K)
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