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"Benchmarking Optimization Software with Performance Profiles"

E. D. Dolan and J. J. More'

Preprint ANL/MCS-P861-1200

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We propose performance profile---distribution functions for a performance metric---as a tool for benchmarking and comparing optimization software. We show that performance profiles combine the best features of other tools for performance evaluation.