Publications before 2000

( 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980,1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1973 )

1999

A.R. Conn, Luis N. Vicente and Chandu Visweswariah,
Two-step algorithms for nonlinear optimization with structured applications.
SIAM J. on Optimization, vol. 9 (4) , pp. 924 - 947, 1999.
( Text, abstract )

A. R. Conn, I. M. Elfadel, W. W. Molzen, Jr., P. R. O'Brien, P. N. Strenski, C. Visweswariah, and C. B. Whan
Gradient-based optimization of custom circuits using a static-timing formulation.
Design Automation Conference (DAC), pages 452--459, June 1999.
( Text, abstract )

C. Visweswariah and A. R. Conn.
Formulation of static circuit optimization with reduced size, degeneracy and redundancy by timing graph manipulation.
IEEE International Conference on Computer-Aided Design, pages 244--251, November 1999.
( Text, abstract )

A. R. Conn, R. A. Haring, and C. Visweswariah.
Method for incorporating noise considerations in automatic circuit optimization.
US patent 5,999,714 issued December 1999.
( Text, abstract )

A. R. Conn, R. A. Haring, and C. Visweswariah.
Method of efficient gradient computation.
US patent 5,886,908 issued March 1999.
( Text, abstract)


1998

A. R. Conn, K. Scheinberg and pH L. Toint
A Derivative Free Optimization Algorithm in Practice,
Proceedings of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Conference, St Louis, September 1998.
( Text, abstract )

A.R. Conn, P.K. Coulman, R.A. Haring, GL Morrill, C. Visweswariah and C-W. Wu,
JiffyTune: Circuit Optimization Using Time-Domain Sensitivities,
IEEE Transactions on CAD, vol. 17, pp. 1292 - 1309, 1988.
( Text, abstract)

A.R. Conn and M. Mongeau,
Discontinuous Piecewise Linear Optimization,
Mathematical Programming, vol. 80, pp. 315-380, 1998.
( Text, abstract)

A. R. Conn, R. A. Haring, and C. Visweswariah.
Noise considerations in circuit optimization.
IEEE International Conference on Computer-Aided Design, pages 220--227, November 1998.
( Text, abstract)

A.R. Conn, N. Gould and Ph.L. Toint,
Numerical experiments with the LANCELOT package (Release A) for large-scale nonlinear optimization ,
Report 92/16 (3rd. Revision), Dept of Mathematics, FUNDP, Namur (B), 1998.
( Text, abstract )

1997

A.R. Conn, K. Scheinberg and Ph.L. Toint,
Recent progress in unconstrained nonlinear optimization without derivatives ,
Mathematical Programming, vol. 79, pp. 397-414, 1997.
( Text, abstract )

A. R. Conn, N. Gould and pH L. Toint,
Methods for Nonlinear Constraints in Optimization Calculations,
in "The State of the Art in Numerical Analysis", I. Duff and A. Watson, (Eds.), Oxford University Press, pp. 363-390, 1997.
( Text, abstract )

A.R. Conn, N.I.M. Gould and Ph.L. Toint,
On the number of inner iterations per outer iteration of a globally convergent algorithm for optimization with general nonlinear inequality constraints and simple bounds,in "Computational Optimization and Applications", G. Toraldo and A. Murli (Eds.), pp. 1-29, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997.
( Text, abstract )

A.R. Conn K. Scheinberg and Ph.L. Toint,
On the convergence of derivative-free methods for unconstrained optimization,
in "Approximation Theory and Optimization: Tributes to M. J. D. Powell", A. Iserles and M. Buhmann (Eds.), pp. 83-108, Cambridge University Press, 1997.

( Text, abstract )

A.R. Conn, N. Gould and Ph.L. Toint,
A globally convergent Lagrangian barrier algorithm for optimization with general inequality constraints and simple bounds,
Mathematics of Computation, vol. 66 No. 1, pp. 261 - 288, 1997.
( Text, abstract )

A. R. Conn, R. A. Haring, C. Visweswariah, and C. W. Wu.
Circuit optimization via adjoint Lagrangians.
IEEE International Conference on Computer-Aided Design, pages 281--288, November 1997
( Text, abstract )

I. Bongartz, A. R. Conn, N. Gould, M. Saunders and pH L. Toint
A numerical comparison between the LANCELOT and MINOS packages for large-scale nonlinear optimization,
Report 97/13, Dept of Mathematics, FUNDP, Namur (B), 1997.
( Text, abstract )

I. Bongartz, A. R. Conn, N. Gould, M. Saunders and pH L. Toint
A numerical comparison between the LANCELOT and MINOS packages for large-scale nonlinear optimization: the complete results,
Report 97/14, Dept of Mathematics, FUNDP, Namur (B), 1997.
( Text, abstract )

1996

A.R. Conn, Nick Gould, A. Sartenaer and Ph.L. Toint,
On the Iterated-Subspace Minimization Methods for Nonlinear Optimization with a Combination of General Equality and Linear Constraints,
in "Proceedings on Linear and Nonlinear Conjugate Gradient-Related Methods", L. Adams and J.L. Nazareth, (Eds.), SIAM, pp. 50-78, 1996.
( Text, abstract )

A.R. Conn, Nick Gould, A. Sartenaer and Ph.L. Toint,
Convergence Properties of an Augmented Lagrangian Algorithm for Optimization with a Combination of General Equality and Linear Constraints,
SIAM Journal on Optimization, vol. 6 No. 3, pp. 674 - 703, 1996.
( Text, abstract )

A.R. Conn, N. Gould and Ph.L. Toint,
Convergence properties of minimization algorithms for convex constraints using a structured trust region,
SIAM Journal on Optimization , vol. 6 (4), pp. 1059 - 1086, 1996.
( Text, abstract )

A. R. Conn, N. Gould and pH L. Toint,
Numerical experiments with the LANCELOT package (Release A) for large-scale nonlinear optimization,
Mathematical Programming, vol. 73(1), pp. 73-110, 1996.
( Text, abstract )

B. Reiser, B. J. Flehinger and A. R. Conn
Estimating component defect probability from masked system success/failure data.
IEEE Transactions on Reliability, vol. 45(2) , pp. 238 - 243, 1996.

A. R. Conn, P. K. Coulman, R. A. Haring, G. L. Morrill, and C. Visweswariah.
Optimization of custom MOS circuits by transistor sizing.
IEEE International Conference on Computer-Aided Design, pages 174--180, November 1996.
( Text, abstract )

A.R. Conn, T.L. Dean, J. Glimm, J. Hartmanis, J. Lehoczky, B.C. Levy, D. Q. Mayne, G.V. Milton and L. Scharf
Review of AFOSR programs in the mathematical and computer sciences
National Academy Press, Washington, D.C., 1996.

1995

A.R. Conn and Ph.L. Toint,
An algorithm using quadratic interpolation for unconstrained derivative free optimization,
in Nonlinear Optimization and Applications, G. DI Pillo and F. Giannessi, (Eds.), Plenum, 1995.
( Text, abstract )

I. Bongartz, A. R. Conn and Nick Gould and pH L. Toint,
CUTE: Constrained and Unconstrained Testing Environment,
Transactions of the ACM on Mathematical Software, vol. 21(1), pp. 123-160, 1995.
( Text, abstract )

[More about CUTE (Constrained and Unconstrained Testing Environment) , now extended as CUTEr (CUTE, revisited)]

1994

A. R. Conn, Nick Gould and pH L. Toint,
A note on using alternative second-order models for the subproblems arising in barrier function methods for minimization,
Numerische Mathematik, vol. 68, pp. 17-33, 1994.
( Text, abstract )

A. R. Conn, Nick Gould and pH L. Toint,
A note on exploiting structure when using slack variables,
Mathematical Programming A, vol. 67(1), pp. 89-97, 1994.
( Text, abstract )

A. R. Conn, I. Bongartz and P. H. Calamai,
A projection method for l_p norm location-allocation problems,
Mathematical Programming A, vol. 66(3), pp. 3-30, 1994.
( Text, abstract)

A. R. Conn, Nick Gould and pH L. Toint,
Improving the decomposition of partially separable functions in the context of large-scale optimization: a first approach,
in Large Scale Optimization: State of the Art, W.W. Hager, D.W. Hearn and P.M. Pardalos, (Eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 82-94, 1994.
( Text, abstract )

A. R. Conn, N. Gould and pH L. Toint,
Large-scale Nonlinear Constrained optimization: a Current Survey,
in Algorithms for Continuous Optimization: The State of the Art, E. Spedicato, (Ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, NATO ASI Series C: Mathematical and Physical Sciences, vol. 434, pp. 287-332, 1994.
( Text, abstract )

A.R. Conn, N. Gould, M. Lescrenier and Ph.L. Toint,
Performance of a multifrontal scheme for partially separable optimization,
in Advances in Optimization and Numerical Analysis, S. Gomez and J.P. Hennart, (Eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 79-96, 1994.

A. R. Conn and pH L. Toint,
A Comparison for Small-Scale Nonlinear Optimization Software (CSSNOS): Preliminary Project Outline
Report 94/4, Dept of Mathematics, FUNDP, Namur (B), 1994.
( Text, abstract )

1993

A.R. Conn, N. Gould, A. Sartenaer and Ph.L. Toint,
Global convergence of a class of trust region algorithms for optimization using inexact projections on convex constraints,
SIAM Journal on Optimization, vol. 3(1), pp 164-221, 1993.
( Text, abstract )

A. R. Conn, N. Gould and pH L. Toint,
Large-scale nonlinear constrained optimization,
in Linear Algebra for Large Scale and Real-Time Application, M.S. Moonen, G.H. Golub and B.L.R. De Moor, (Eds)., Kluwer Academic Publishers, NATO ASI Series E: Applied Sciences, vol. 232, pp. 21-48, 1993.
[Also published in Proceedings of the 2nd ICIAM Conference, Washington, 1991, R.E.
O'Malley, Jr. (Ed.),SIAM Publications, Philadelphia, 1992].

A.R. Conn, N. Gould and Ph.L. Toint,
Complete numerical results for large scale tests on LANCELOT Release A,
Research Report RC 18750, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown, USA, Research report, 1993.
( Text, abstract )

A. R. Conn, N. Gould, A. Sartenaer and pH L. Toint,
Global Convergence of Two Augmented Lagrangian Algorithms for Optimization with a Combination of General Equality and Linear Constraints,
Research Report RC 18900, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown, USA, Research report, 1993.
( Text, abstract )

A. R. Conn, N. Gould, A. Sartenaer and pH L. Toint,
Local Convergence of Two Augmented Lagrangian Algorithms for Optimization with a Combination of General Equality and Linear Constraints,
Research Report RC 18901, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown, USA, Research report, 1993.
( Text, abstract )

A. R. Conn and M. Mongeau,
Discontinuous Piecewise Differentiable Optimization II: Degeneracy and Application.
CRM - 1869, Centres de Recherche Mathématiques, Université de Montréal, Montréal,1993.
(Abstract)


1992

A.R. Conn and Y. Li,
A Structure Exploiting Algorithm for Nonlinear Minimax Problems.
SIAM J. on Optimization., vol. 2(2), pp. 242-263, 1992.

A. R. Conn, N. Gould and pH L. Toint,
On the number of inner iterations per outer iteration of a globally convergent algorithm for optimization with general nonlinear inequality constraints and simple bounds,
Research Report RC 18382, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown, USA, Research report, 1992.
( Text, abstract )

A. R. Conn, N. Gould and pH L. Toint,
On the number of inner iterations per outer iteration of a globally convergent algorithm for optimization with general nonlinear equality constraints and simple bounds,
Proceedings of the 14th Biennal Numerical Analysis Conference Dundee 1991, (G.A. Watson, ed.), Longmans, 1992.
( Text, abstract )

A. R. Conn, N. Gould and pH L. Toint,
Large-scale nonlinear constrained optimization,
Proceedings of the 2nd ICIAM Conference, Washington, 1991, RE O'Malley, Jr.(Ed.), Pp. 51-70, SIAM Publications, Philadelphia, 1992.
[Also published in Linear Algebra for Large Scale and Real-time Applications, MS Moonen, G.H. Golub and B.L.R. De Moor, (Eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, NATO ASI Series E: Applied Sciences, vol. 232, pp. 21-48, 1993].

A. R. Conn, N. Gould and pH L. Toint,
Announcement for the Release A of LANCELOT, a package for large-scale nonlinear optimization,
Report 92/4, Dept of Mathematics, FUNDP, Namur (B), 1992.

A. R. Conn and M. Mongeau,
Discontinuous Piecewise Differentiable Optimization I: Theory
RR#1694, INRIA, Le Chesnay,1992
(Abstract)

1991

A.R. Conn, N. Gould and Ph.L. Toint,
A globally convergent augmented Lagrangian algorithm for optimization with general constraints and simple bounds
SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, vol. 28(2), pp. 545-572, 1991.

A.R. Conn, N. Gould and Ph.L. Toint,
Convergence of quasi-Newton matrices generated by the Symmetric Rank One update,
Mathematical Programming A, vol. 50(2), pp. 177-196, 1991.

A.R. Conn, A.B. Gamble and W.R. Pulleyblank,
A network penalty method,
Mathematical Programming A, vol. 50(1), pp. 53-73, 1991.

A.R. Conn and Y. Li,
An Approach to Nonlinear l_∞ Approximation.
Proceedings of the Fifth Mexico-United States Numerical Analysis Workshop
pp. 346-365, S. Gomez, JP Hennart and R.A. Tapia (Eds.), SIAM, 1991.

A. R. Conn, N. Gould and pH L. Toint,
An introduction to the Standard Data Input Format (SDIF) for nonlinear mathematical programming problems,
Report 91/8, Dept of Mathematics, FUNDP, Namur (B), 1991

A. R. Conn, N. Gould and pH L. Toint,
A comprehensive description of LANCELOT,
Report 91/10, Dept of Mathematics, FUNDP, Namur (B), 1991.

1990

V.H. Quintana, M. Santos-Nieto and A. R. Conn,
Solving reactive-power dispatch by a penalty function/linear programming method.
Can. J. Elect. and Comp. Eng., vol. 15(2), pp. 63-72, 1990.

A.R. Conn and G. Cornuejols,
A projection method for the uncapacitated facility location problem.
Math. Programming, vol. 46(3), pp. 273-298, 1990.

A.R. Conn, N. Gould and Ph.L. Toint,
An introduction to the structure of large scale nonlinear optimization problems and the LANCELOT project, in ``Computing methods in applied sciences and engineering'' R. Glowinski and A Lichnewsky, (Eds.), SIAM Publications, Philadelphia, 1990.

A.R. Conn and Yuying Li,,
An Efficient Algorithm for Nonlinear Minimax Problems
Department of Computer Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, Technical Report, TR90-1104, 1990.
( Text, abstract )

1989

A.R. Conn, N. Gould and Ph.L. Toint,
Global convergence of a class of trust region algorithms for optimization with simple bounds,
SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, vol. 26(3), pp. 764-767, 1989.

A.R. Conn, R.H. Bartels and Y. Li,
Primal methods are better than dual methods for solving overdetermined linear systems in the l_∞ sense?
SIAM J. Num. Anal. Vol. 26(3), pp. 693-726, 1989.

A.R. Conn, N. Gould and Ph.L. Toint,
A proposal for a Standard Data Input Format for large-scale nonlinear programming problems,
Technical Report CS-89-61, Department of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, 1989.

1988

A.R. Conn, N. Gould and Ph.L. Toint,
Global convergence of a class of trust region algorithms for optimization with simple bounds,
SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, vol. 25(2), pp. 433-460, 1988.

A.R. Conn, N. Gould and Ph.L. Toint,
Testing a class of methods for solving minimization problems with simple bounds on the variables,
Mathematics of Computation, vol. 50(182), pp. 399-430, 1988.

A.R. Conn and Yuying Li,,
The Computational Structure and Characterization of Nonlinear Discrete Chebyshev Problems
Department of Computer Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, Technical Report, TR88-956, 1988.
( Text, abstract )

1987

A. R. Conn and N.I.M. Gould,
An Exact Penalty Function for Semi-Infinite Programming,
Math. Programming , vol. 37(1), pp. 19-40, 1987.

A. R. Conn and P. H. Calamai,
A Projected Newton Method for l_p norm Location Problems,
Math. Programming, vol. 38(1), pp. 75-109, 1987.

1985

A. R. Conn
Nonlinear Programming, Exact Penalty Functions and Projection Techniques for Non-Smooth Functions,
Numerical Optimization 1984 - Proceedings of the SIAM Conference on Numerical Optimization, Boulder, 1984
P. T. Boggs, R. H. Byrd and R. B. Schnabel (Eds.), SIAM, pp. 3-25, 1985.

1984

A. R. Conn and N.I.M. Gould,
On the Location of Directions of Infinite Descent for Non-linear Programming Algorithms,
SIAM J. Num. Anal. vol. 21(6), pp. 1162-1179, 1984

T.F. Coleman and A. R. Conn,
On the Local Convergence of a Quasi-Newton Method for the Nonlinear Programming Problem,
SIAM J. Num. Anal. vol. 21(4), pp. 755-769, 1984
( Text, abstract )

1983


A. R. Conn and P.F. O'Neill,
Non-Differentiable Optimization and Worse,
Technical Report CS-83-05, Department of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, 1983

1982

T.F. Coleman and A. R. Conn,
Nonlinear Programming via an Exact Penalty Function: Asymptotic Analysis,
Math. Programming, 24 , pp. 123-136, 1982.

T.F. Coleman and A. R. Conn,
Nonlinear Programming via an Exact Penalty Function: Global Analysis,
Math. Programming ,24, pp. 137-161, 1982.

A. R. Conn,
Algorithms for Nonlinear Constraints - Penalty Function Methods,
Nonlinear Optimization 1981 - Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Institute, Cambridge, 1981,
pp. 235-242, M.J.D. Powell (Ed.), Academic Press, 1982.

1981

P.H. Calamai and A. R. Conn,
Multifacility Location Problems Involving Euclidean Distances,
Proceedings of the 9th Biennial Numerical Analysis Conference Dundee 1981, pp. 1-25, G.A. Watson (Ed.),
Springer-Verlag, 1981.

R.H. Bartels and A.R. Conn,
An Approach to Nonlinear l_1 Data Fitting,
Proceedings of the Third Mexican Workshop on Numerical Analysis,
pp. 48-58, J. P. Hennart (Ed.), Springer-Verlag, 1981.

A. Cline, A.R. Conn and C. van Loan,
Generalizing the Linpack Condition Estimator,
Proceedings of the Third Mexican Workshop on Numerical Analysis,
pp. 73-83, J. P. Hennart (Ed.), Springer-Verlag, 1981.

A.R. Conn
Programmation non-lineaire via une fonction exacte de penalité
Séminaire d'Analyse Numérique de l' IMAG #374, IMAG, University de Grenoble, Grenoble, 1981.

1980

P.H. Calamai and A. R. Conn,
A Stable Algorithm for Solving the Multifacility Location Problem Involving Euclidean Distances,
SIAM. J. Sci. and Stat. Comp. vol. 1(4), pp. 512-525, 1980

R.H. Bartels and A. R. Conn,
Linearly constrained discrete l_1 problems,
Transactions of the ACM on Mathematical Software, vol. 6(4), pp. 594-608, 1980.

R.H. Bartels and A. R. Conn,
Algorithm 563, A program for linearly constrained discrete l_1 problems
Transactions of the ACM on Mathematical Software, vol. 6(4), pp. 609-614, 1980.

T.F. Coleman and A.R. Conn,
Second-order conditions for an exact penalty function,
Mathematical Programming A, vol. 19(2), pp. 178-185, 1980.

1979

A.R. Conn,
An Efficient Second-Order Method to Solve the (Constrained) Minimax Problem,
Technical Report CORR-79/5, Department of Combinatorics and Optimization, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, 1979.

1978

R.H. Bartels, A.R. Conn and J.W. Sinclair,
Minimization techniques for piecewise differentiable functions: the l_1 solution to an overdetermined linear system
SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, vol. 15(2), pp. 224-241, 1978.

C. Charalambous and A.R. Conn,
An efficient method to solve the minimax problem directly
SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, vol. 15(1), pp. 162-187, 1978.

R.H. Bartels, C. Charalambous and A.R. Conn,
On Cline's direct method for solving overdetermined linear systems in the l_∞ sense
SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, vol. 15(1), pp. 255-270, 1978.

A.R. Conn,
Direct Approaches to the Minimax Problem
in Computers and Mathematical Programming, W.W. White (Ed.),
Proceedings of the Bicentennial Conference on Mathematical Programming,
N.B.S. Publication, pp. 184-193, 1978.

T.F. Coleman and A.R. Conn,
Second-order conditions for an exact penalty function and applications,
Technical Report CORR-78/27, Department of Combinatorics and Optimization, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, 1978.

1977

R.H. Bartels and A.R. Conn,
LAV regression: a special case of piecewise linear minimization,
Communications in Statistics - Series B, vol. 6(4), pp. 329-339, 1977.

A.R. Conn and T. Pietrzykowski,
A penalty function method converging directly to a constrained optimum
SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, vol. 14(2), pp. 348-375, 1977.

R.H. Bartels and A. R. Conn,
Primal, Penalty Linear Programming Method for
Solving Overdetermined Linear Systems in the l_∞ Sense,
Technical Report CORR-77/143, Department of Combinatorics and Optimization, University of Waterloo, Waterloo,1977.

1976

A. R. Conn,
Projection Matrices - a Fundamental Concept in Optimization,
in 7th Annual Conference in Modeling and Simulation, Vogt and Mickle (Eds.) April 26-27, 1976. , pp. 599-605, 1976.

1975

C. Charalambous and A.R. Conn,
Optimization of microwave networks
IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory Techniques, vol. 23(10), pp. 834 - 838, 1975

A.R. Conn,
Linear programming via a non-differentiable penalty function
SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, vol. 13(1), pp. 145-154, 1975.

A. R. Conn and J.W. Sinclair,
Quadratic Programming via a Non-Differentiable Penalty Function,
Technical Report CORR 75/15, Department of Combinatorics and Optimization, University of Waterloo,1975.

1973

A.R. Conn,
Constrained optimization using a non-differentiable penalty function
SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, vol. 10(4), pp. 760-784, 1973.

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