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# OpenScience / Software / Mathematics / Optimization

## DAKOTA

Dakota is a freely available software framework for large-scale engineering optimization and uncertainty analysis. The Dakota toolkit provides a flexible, extensible interface between analysis codes and iterative systems analysis methods. Dakota contains algorithms for: optimization with gradient and nongradient-based methods; … Continue reading

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## OpenOpt

Universal cross-platform (Win, Linux, Mac OS) Python-written numerical optimization toolbox. License: new BSD. Problems: NLP, LP, QP, SDP, SOCP, DFP(Non-linear Data Fit), NSP(nonsmooth), MILP, LSP, LLSP, MMP, GLP, MINLP etc. Connects to dozens of solvers (some are C- or Fortran-written). … Continue reading

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## LOPTI is mathematical optimization open source C++ library (mostly derivative-free)

There are three major parts. 1st and main part is solver-driver which either wraps external solver or uses LOPTI native solvers and presents to library user consistent and simple optimization API. 2nd part is collection of solvers. Currently 4 solvers … Continue reading

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## EASY!

EASY! is an easy to use fortran code for constrained and unconstrained non-linear optimization. Very large problems can be handled. Find EASY! at: http://www.ime.unicamp.br/~martinez/software.html

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## LP_Solve

What is lp_solve and what is it not? The simple answer is, lp_solve is a Mixed Integer Linear Programming (MILP) solver. It is a free (see LGPL for the GNU lesser general public license) linear (integer) programming solver based on … Continue reading

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## GOBLIN Graph Library

A C++ library on graph optimization. The GUI includes a graph editor and can be used to run and to visualize the library algorithms. Find GOBLIN Graph Library at: http://www.math.uni-augsburg.de/opt/goblin.html

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## COIN-OR

The Computational Infrastructure for Operations Research (COIN-OR) project is an initiative to spur the development of open-source software for the operations research community. Projects include linear and nonlinear optimization solvers and a tabu search framework. Find COIN-OR at: http://www.coin-or.org/

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## GLPK

GLPK (GNU Linear Programming Kit) is intended for solving large-scale linear programming (LP), mixed integer programming (MIP), and other related problems. It is a set of routines written in ANSI C and organized in the form of a callable library. … Continue reading

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## QUALEX-MS

QUick ALmost EXact Maximum Weight Clique/Independent Set Solver based on the Motzkin-Straus QP formulation Find QUALEX-MS at: http://www.stasbusygin.org/

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## StarFLIP++

A reusable iterative optimization library for combinatorial problems with fuzzy constraints Find StarFLIP++ at: http://www.dbai.tuwien.ac.at/proj/StarFLIP/

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