NAG AD Library e05uc_a1w_f (nlp_multistart_sqp_a1w)
Note:a1w denotes that first order adjoints are computed in working precision; this has the corresponding argument type nagad_a1w_w_rtype.
Also available is the t1w (first order tangent linear) mode, the interface of which is implied by replacing a1w by t1w throughout this document.
Additionally, the p0w (passive interface, as alternative to the FL interface) mode is available and can be inferred by replacing of active types by the corresponding passive types.
The method of codifying AD implementations in the routine name and corresponding argument types is described in the NAG AD Library Introduction.
The routine may be called by the names e05uc_a1w_f or nagf_glopt_nlp_multistart_sqp_a1w. The corresponding t1w and p0w variants of this routine are also available.
is the adjoint version of the primal routine
e05ucf is designed to find the global minimum of an arbitrary smooth function subject to constraints (which may include simple bounds on the variables, linear constraints and smooth nonlinear constraints) by generating a number of different starting points and performing a local search from each using sequential quadratic programming.
For further information see Section 3 in the documentation for e05ucf.
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In addition to the arguments present in the interface of the primal routine,
e05uc_a1w_f includes some arguments specific to AD.
A brief summary of the AD specific arguments is given below. For the remainder, links are provided to the corresponding argument from the primal routine.
A tooltip popup for all arguments can be found by hovering over the argument name in Section 2 and in this section.