Nonlinear Programming Packages

LANCELOT Authors Andy Conn,
Mathematical Science Department,
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, P.O.Box 218, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, USA
Nick Gould
Philippe Toint
Language Fortran
Algorithm Penalty method
Input Format The SIF Reference Document
Modeling Languages link  
Commercial Status How to obtain LANCELOT
Platform IBM, DEC, HP, CRAY, Silicon Graphics IRIX, Sun SunOS and Solaris
Remarks LANCELOT is a standard fortran 77 package for solving large-scale nonlinearly constrained optimization problems. The areas covered by Release A of the package are: unconstrained optimization problems, constrained optimization problems, the solution of systems of nonlinear equations, nonlinear least-squares problems.
References A. R. Conn, N. I. M. Gould and Ph. L. Toint, LANCELOT: a Fortran Package for Large-Scale Nonlinear Optimization (Release A), Springer Series in Computational Mathematics, Volume 17, Springer Verlag (Heidelberg, New York), ISBN 3-540-55470-X, 1992.