Accession Number : AD0665370

Title :   FC.MIN (A FORAST PROGRAM TO FIND THE MINIMUM OF A CONSTRAINED FUNCTION WITHOUT USING DERIVATIVES).

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : BALLISTIC RESEARCH LABS ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Wortman,John D.

Report Date : DEC 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 54

Abstract : FC.MIN is a FORAST program which is designed to find the minimum of a nonlinear function, with nonlinear constraints, without using derivatives. It is hoped that the program will be useful and that such use may indicate improvements which may be made in the method. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*NONLINEAR PROGRAMMING, PROBLEM SOLVING), COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, SUBROUTINES, SET THEORY, NUMERICAL ANALYSIS, OPTIMIZATION

Subject Categories : Operations Research
      Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE