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2017

Efficient solution of quadratically constrained quadratic subproblems within the MADS algorithm
Nadir Amaioua, Charles Audet, Andrew R. Conn and Sebastien Le Digabel
European Journal of Operational Research, 2017
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2016

Removing Clouds and Recovering Ground Observations in Satellite Image Sequences via Temporally Contiguous Robust Matrix Completion
Jialei Wang, Peder A. Olsen, Andrew R. Conn, and Aurelie C. Lozano
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), pp. 2754-2763, 2016
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2015

Solving air traffic conflict problems via local continuous optimization
ClementPeyronne, Andrew R.Conn, Marcel Mongeau and DanielDelahaye
European Journal of Operational Research, 2015

Reduced Space Dynamics-Based Geo-Statistical Prior Sampling for Uncertainty Quantification of End Goal Decisions, in Numerical Analysis and Optimization
Lior Horesh, Andrew R. Conn, Eduardo A. Jimenez, and Gijs M. van Essen,
Proceedings in Mathematics and Statistics, pp. 191-221, Springer, 2015
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2014

Reservoir Uncertainty Quantification Using Probabilistic History Matching Workflow,
T-h. Yeh, E.A. Jimenez, G.M. van Essen, C. Chen, L. Jin, A. Girardi, P. Gelderblom, L. Horesh, and Andrew R. Conn
SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2014

Lagrangian relaxation based decomposition for well scheduling in shale-gas systems
Brage R. Knudsen, Bjarne A. Foss, Ignacio E. Grossmann and Andrew R. Conn
Computers and Chemical Engineering 63(17), 234-249, 2014
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2013

Embedding Structural Information in Simulation-based Optimization
Vidar Gunnerud, Andrew R, Conn and Bjarne Foss
Computers and Chemical Engineering 53(1), 35-43, 2013

Use of quadratic models with mesh-adaptive direct search for constrained black box optimization
Andrew R Conn, and S Le Digabel
Optimization Methods and Software 26(1), 139-158, Taylor \& Francis, 2013
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2012

On the local convergence of a derivative-free algorithm for least-squares minimization,
Hongchao Zhang and Andrew R. Conn
Computational Optimization and Applications 51(2), 481-507, 2012

Integrating Mathematical Optimization and Decision Making in Intelligent Fields
David Echeverria-Ciaurri, Andrew R. Conn, Ulisses Mello, and Jerome Onwunalu
SPE Intelligent Energy International, 2012

Bilevel derivative-free optimization and its application to robust optimization
Andrew R Conn, and LN Vicente
Optimization Methods and Software 27(3), 559-575, Taylor and Francis, 2012
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2011

My Experiences as an Industrial Research Mathematician
Andrew R Conn
SIAM News 44(4), 1-3, 2011
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2010

A simulation model for improving the maintenance of high cost systems, with application to an offshore oil installation
Andrew R Conn, L A Deleris, J R M Hosking, and T A Thorstensen
Quality and Reliability Engineering International 26(7), 733--748, Wiley Online Library, 2010

A derivative-free algorithm for least-squares minimization
H Zhang, Andrew R Conn, and K Scheinberg
SIAM Journal on Optimization 20(6), 3555, 2010
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2009

Global Convergence of General Derivative-Free Trust-Region Algorithms to First and Second Order Critical Points
Andrew R. Conn, Katya Scheinberg and Luis N. Vicente
SIAM J. on Optimization 28(1), 387-415, 2009

Introduction to derivative-free optimization, MPS-SIAM Series on Optimization
Andrew R Conn, K Scheinberg, and L N Vicente
2009 - books.google.com, Society for Industrial Mathematics


2008

Geometry of Sample Sets in Derivative Free Optimization:Regression and Underdetermined Interpolation
Andrew R. Conn, Katya Scheinberg and Luis N. Vicente
IMA Journal on Numerical Analysis28, 721-748, 2008

Geometry of interpolation sets in derivative free optimization
Andrew R Conn, K Scheinberg, and L N Vicente
Mathematical Programming 111(1), 141--172, Springer, 2008

An algorithmic framework for convex mixed integer nonlinear programs
Pierre Bonami, Lorenz T. Biegler, Andrew R. Conn, Gerard Cornuejols, Ignacio E. Grossmann, Carl D. Laird, Jon Lee, Andrea Lodi, Fran\c{c}ois Margot, Nicolas W. Sawaya, Andreas Wachter
Discrete Optimization 5(2), 186--204, 2008
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2007

Assisted Seismic Matching: Joint Inversion of Seismic, Rock Physics and Basin Modeling
Ulisses T. Mello, Vanessa Lopez, AndrewR. Conn, Katya Scheinberg, Hongchao Zhang, Michael Henderson, and Liqing Xu
SEG Annual Conference, 2007
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2006

Combining Adjoint Calculations and Quasi-Newton Methods for Automatic History Matching
Roberto P. Rodrigues, Andreas Weachter, Andrew R Conn, and Rafael Jesus de Moraes,
SPE Europec/EAGE Annual Conference and Exhibition, 12-15 June, Vienna, Austria , Society of Petroleum Engineers, 2006
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2005

Large-scale nonlinear optimization in circuit tuning
Andreas Waechter, Chandu Visweswariah, and Andrew R Conn
Future Generation Computer Systems 21(8), 1251--1262, Elsevier, 2005
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2003

The SIF Reference Report (revised version)
Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, D Orban, and Ph L Toint
Online report 5(7), 2003

ISMP 2000 Part 3
(Editors) Andrew R Conn, and Bruce F, Shepherd
Math. Programming 95(1), 2003
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2002

ISMP 2000 Part 2
(Editors) Andrew R. Conn and Bruce F. Shepherd
Math. Programming 92(3), 2002

ISMP 2000 Part 1
(Editors) Andrew R. Conn and Bruce F. Shepherd
Math. Programming 91(1), 2002
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2001

Reviews and Descriptions of Tables and Books
Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, Ph L Toint
Mathematics of Computation 70(236), 12--12, Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council,[1960?-, 2001

Overview of continuous optimization advances and applications to circuit tuning
Andrew R Conn, and C Visweswariah
Proceedings of the 2001 international symposium on Physical design, pp. 74--81
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2000

Noise considerations in circuit optimization
C Visweswariah, R A Haring, A R Conn
Computer-Aided Design, 1998, pp. 679--690, IEEE, 2000

Trust-region methods. MPS-SIAM Series on Optimization
Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, and Ph. L Toint
Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Philadelphia1, Society for Industrial Mathematics, 2000

A primal-dual trust-region algorithm for non-convex nonlinear programming
Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, D Orban, and Ph. L Toint
Mathematical Programming 87(2), 215--249, Springer, 2000
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1999

Two-step algorithms for nonlinear optimization with structured applications
Andrew R Conn, L N Vicente, and C Visweswariah
SIAM Journal on Optimization9, 924, 1999

A primal-dual trust-region algorithm for minimizing a non-convex function subject to general inequality and linear equality constraints
Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, D Orban, and Ph L Toint
Mathematical Programming87, 215--249, Citeseer, 1999
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1998

Discontinuous piecewise linear optimization
Andrew R Conn, and M Mongeau
Mathematical programming 80(3), 315--380, Springer, 1998

JiffyTune: Circuit optimization using time-domain sensitivities
Andrew R. Conn, P.K. Coulman, R.A. Haring, G.L. Morrill, C. Visweswariah, and C.W. Wu
IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems 17(12), 1292--1309, IEEE, 1998
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1997

On the number of inner iterations per outer iteration of a globally convergent algorithm for optimization with general nonlinear inequality constraints and simple bounds
Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, and Ph. L Toint
Computational Optimization and Applications Ed. G. Toraldo and A. Murli, pp. 1-29, 1997

Circuit optimization via adjoint Lagrangians
Andrew R. Conn, R.A. Haring, C. Visweswariah, and C.W. Wu
Proceedings of the 1997 IEEE/ACM international conference on Computer-aided design, pp. 281--288, IEEE Computer Society

On the convergence of derivative-free methods for unconstrained optimization
Andrew R Conn, K Scheinberg, and Ph L Toint
Approximation theory and optimization: tributes to MJD Powell, 83--108, Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, England, 1997

Recent progress in unconstrained nonlinear optimization without derivatives
Andrew R Conn, K Scheinberg, and Ph L Toint
Mathematical programming 79(1), 397--414, Springer, 1997

A globally convergent Lagrangian barrier algorithm for optimization with general inequality constraints and simple bounds
Andrew R Conn, N Gould, and Ph L Toint
Mathematics of Computation 66(217), 261--288, 1997
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1996

Efficient Time-Domain Simulation and Optimization of Digital FET Circuits
Andrew R. Conn, R.A. Haring, and C. Viswesariah
Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, 1996

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

Numerical experiments with the LANCELOT package (Release A) for large-scale nonlinear optimization
Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, and Ph L Toint
Mathematical Programming 73(1), 73--110, Science and Engineering Research Laboratory, 1996

Optimization of custom MOS circuits by transistor sizing
Andrew R Conn, P K Coulman, R A Haring, G L Morrill, and C Visweswariah
Proceedings of the 1996 IEEE/ACM international conference on Computer-aided design, pp. 174-180
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Convergence properties of an augmented Lagrangian algorithm for optimization with a combination of general equality and linear constraints
Andrew R Conn, N Gould, A Sartenaer, and Ph L Toint
SIAM Journal on Optimization 6(3), 674--703, Philadelphia, Pa.: The Society, c1991-, 1996
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1995

CUTE: Constrained and unconstrained testing environment
I Bongartz, Andrew R Conn, N Gould, and Ph L Toint
ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software (TOMS) 21(1), 123--160, ACM, 1995
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1994

Performance of a multifrontal scheme for partially separable optimization
Andrew R. Conn, N.I.M. Gould and Ph.L. Toint
Advances in optimization and numerical analysis, Advances in optimization and numerical analysis, Proceedings of the Sixth workshop on Optimization and Numerical Analysis, Oaxaca, Mexico, 1994

A note on exploiting structure when using slack variables
Andrew R Conn, N Gould, and Ph L Toint
Mathematical programming 67(1), 89--97, Springer, 1994
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1992

Lancelot
Andrew R Conn, NIM Gould, and Philippe L Toint
1992 - Springer-Verlag, Springer-Verlag

A structure-exploiting algorithm for nonlinear minimax problems
Andrew R Conn, and Y Li
SIAM Journal on Optimization2, 242, 1992

LANCELOT: a Fortran package for large-scale nonlinear optimization (Release A)
Andrew R Conn, NIM Gould, and Ph L Toint
2010 - dl.acm.org, Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, 1992
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1991

An Approach to Nonlinear l_infinity Approximation
Andrew R Conn, and Y Y. Li
Advances in numerical partial differential equations and optimization: proceedings of the fifth Mexico-United States Workshop, pp. 346-365, 1991

A network penalty method
A B Gamble, Andrew R Conn, and W R Pulleyblank
Mathematical programming 50(1), 53--73, Springer, 1991

A globally convergent augmented Langrangian algorithm for optimization with general constraints and simple bounds
Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, and Ph L Toint
SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, 545--572, JSTOR, 1991

Convergence of quasi-Newton matrices generated by the symmetric rank one update
Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, and Ph L Toint
Mathematical programming 50(1), 177--195, Springer, 1991
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1990

An Introduction to the Structure of Large Scale Nonlinear Optimization Problems and the LANCELOT project,
Andrew R Conn, N.I.M. Gould and Ph.L. Toint
Computing Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering}, Eds. R. Glowinski and A. Lichnewsky, pp. pp.42-51, SIAM, 1990
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1989

Primal methods are better than dual methods for solving overdetermined linear systems in the l_infinity sense?
R H Bartels, Andrew R Conn, and Y Li
SIAM journal on numerical analysis, 693--726, JSTOR, 1989
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1988

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

Global convergence of a class of trust region algorithms for optimization with simple bounds
Andrew R Conn, N I M Gould, and Ph L Toint
SIAM journal on numerical analysis, 433--460, JSTOR, 1988
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1987

An exact penalty function for semi-infinite programming
Andrew R Conn, and N I M Gould
Mathematical Programming 37(1), 19--40, Springer, 1987
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1985

Nonlinear programming, exact penalty functions and projection techniques for non-smooth functions
Andrew R Conn
Numerical optimization 1984: proceedings of the SIAM Conference on Numerical Optimization, Boulder, Colorado, June 12-14, 1984, pp. 3, 1985
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1984

On the location of directions of infinite descent for nonlinear programming algorithms
Andrew R Conn, and N I M Gould
SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, 1162--1179, JSTOR, 1984
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1982

Generalizing the LINPACK condition estimator
A Cline, Andrew R. Conn, C Van Loan
Numerical Analysis, 73--83, Springer, 1982
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1978

On Cline's direct method for solving overdetermined linear systems in the l_infinity
R H Bartels, Andrew R Conn, and C Charalambous
SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, 255--270, JSTOR, 1978
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Minimization techniques for piecewise differentiable functions: the l1 solution to an overdetermined linear system
R H Bartels, Andrew R Conn, and J W Sinclair
SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, 224--241, JSTOR, 1978
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1977

A penalty function method converging directly to a constrained optimum
Andrew R Conn, and T Pietrzykowski
SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, 348--375, JSTOR, 1977
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1973

Constrained Optimization Using a Nondifferentiale Penalty Function
Andrew R Conn
SIAM Journal on Numerical Analysis, 760--784, JSTOR, 1973
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