TRANSITIVE ALGORITHMIC FUNCTIONS METHOD FOR NONLINEAR OPTIMIZATION PROBLEMS
In this work, an equation is proposed to solve the general nonlinear continuous optimization problems. This equation can be used directly for obtaining analytical and numerical solutions. Since it can be transformed to some algorithmic functions through both analytically and numerically, this equation is named as the Transitive Algorithmic Functions (TAF) equation. The TAF equation can be applied to the optimization of general nonlinear continuous engineering problems. This equation presents alternative deterministic techniques and can define simple TAF algorithms which do not require derivative information as stochastic methods. Effectiveness of the equation and the proposed algorithms are demonstrated by their implementations.
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