mcGlobaloptim-package: Global optimization using Monte Carlo and Quasi Monte Carlo...

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Global optimization combining Monte Carlo and Quasi Monte Carlo simulation with a local search. The local searches can be easily speeded up by using a network of local workstations.


Package: mcGlobaloptim
Type: Package
Version: 0.5
Date: 2013-10-10
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3


Thierry Moudiki Maintainer: <>


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