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Title: Rapid Optimization Library

ROL provides interfaces to and implementations of algorithms for gradient-based unconstrained and constrained optimization. ROL can be used to optimize the response of any client simulation code that evaluates scalar-valued response functions. If the client code can provide gradient information for the response function, ROL will take advantage of it, resulting in faster runtimes. ROL's interfaces are matrix-free, in other words ROL only uses evaluations of scalar-valued and vector-valued functions. ROL can be used to solve optimal design problems and inverse problems based on a variety of simulation software.
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ROL; 003371MLTPL00
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Open Source Software package available from Sandia National Laboratory at the following URL:
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Related Software:
lrrilinos, Teuchos, PEOpt
Research Org:
Sandia National Laboratory
Sponsoring Org:
United States Department of Energy
Country of Publication:
United States

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