TAO - Toolkit for Advanced Optimization

5/16/00


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TAO - Toolkit for Advanced Optimization

State-of-the-art in optimization software

TAO

Optimization

TAO Goals

TAO Interface

TAO Basic Facilities

Benchmarks

Ginzburg-Landau Superconductivity Model

Ginzburg-Landau Superconductivity Model

Pressure Distribution in a Journal Bearing

Pressure Distribution in a Journal Bearing

Minimal Surfaces with Obstacles

Minimal Surface with Obstacles

TAO Algorithms

TAO Performance: Minimal Surface Problem 2,560,000 variables

TAO Performance: Journal Bearing Problem 2,560,000 variables

TAO Performance Minimal Surface with Obstacle Problem 640,000 variables 600,000 free variables

PETSc and TAO

Impact of Components on TAO

Future Work

Author: Jorge More'

Email: tao-comments@mcs.anl.gov

Home Page: http://www.mcs.anl.gov/tao