Toolkit for Advanced Optimization

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Toolkit for Advanced Optimization

Project Personnel

State-of-the-art in optimization software

Object-Oriented Optimization Libraries

What is Optimization?

Model Optimization Problems

Ginzburg-Landau Superconductivity Model

Ginzburg-Landau Superconductivity Model

Pressure Distribution in a Journal Bearing

Pressure Distribution in a Journal Bearing

Isomerization of ?-pinene

Isomerization of ?-pinene

Optimal Design of a Cam

Optimal Design of a Cam

Goddard Rocket

Goddard Rocket

TAO Design Philosophy

TAO Programming Model

Potential Customers

TAO Components

Progress in TAO

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

TAO Interface for (UCO) Optimization

Pressure Distribution in a Journal Bearing

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

Minimal Surface with Obstacles

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

PETSc and TAO

Impact of CCA on TAO

Impact of Automatic Differentiation

Using Automatic Differentiation with TAO

OOQP Interoperability

Reality Check

Future Work and Conclusions

Author: Jorge More'

Email: more@mcs.anl.gov

Home Page: http://www.mcs.anl.gov/~more