Package for Generalized Simulated Annealing


Implementation of a function that searches for global minimum of a very complex non-linear objective function with a very large number of optima.


Package: GenSA
Type: Package
Version: 1.1.6
Date: 2016-02-09
License: GPL-2
LazyLoad: yes


Yang Xiang, Sylvain Gubian, Brian Suomela, Julia Hoeng, PMP SA.


Xiang Y, Gubian S, Suomela B, Hoeng (2012). "Generalized Simulated Annealing for Efficient Global Optimization: the GenSA Package for R". The R Journal, Forthcoming.

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Xiang Y, Gong XG (2000a). "Efficiency of Generalized Simulated Annealing." PHYSICAL REVIEW E, 62, 4473.

Xiang Y, Sun DY, Gong XG (2000). "Generalized Simulated Annealing Studies on Structures and Properties of Nin (n=2-55) Clusters." Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 104, 2746–2751.

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