Wednesday Afternoon, October 25

Interior-Point Methods for Large-Scale Nonlinear Programming Problems II (Part II of II)

Sponsored by SIAM Activity Group on Optimization

( For description, see Part I, MS25 )

Organizers: John E. Dennis, Rice University; Matthias Heinkenschloss, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; and Luis N. Vicente, Rice University
Chair: Luis N. Vicente

1:30 An Interior Point Method for General Nonlinear Programming using Trust Regions
Richard Byrd, University of Colorado, Boulder; Jean-Charles Gilbert, INRIA, France; and Jorge Nocedal, Northwestern University

2:00 On the Choice of Merit Function for the Primal-Dual Interior-Point Method for Nonlinear Programming
Richard Tapia and Miguel Argaez, Rice University

2:30 Numerical Experience with Primal Trust Region Interior Point Methods
Todd Plantenga, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore

3:00 An Interior Point Method for Non-Convex Problems
Andrew R. Conn, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center; Nick Gould, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, United Kingdom; and Philippe Toint, Facultes Universitaires ND de la Paix, Belgium

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