Nomad 4 User Guide
This user guide is specific to NOMAD 4.
NOMAD 3 is still available. It will be replaced by NOMAD 4 in the future.
Get NOMAD 3 and 4 at https://www.gerad.ca/nomad/.
NOMAD is a blackbox optimization software. A general presentation of NOMAD is given in Introduction.
New users of NOMAD should refer to
Starting from NOMAD usage, all users can find ways to tailor problem definition, algorithmic settings and software output.
Please cite NOMAD 4 with reference:
C. Audet, S. Le Digabel, V. Rochon Montplaisir, and C. Tribes. NOMAD version 4: Nonlinear optimization with the MADS algorithm. ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software 48 (3), Paper no: 35, 1–22, 2022
A complete introduction to derivative-free and blackbox optimization can be found in the textbook:
C. Audet and W. Hare. Derivative-Free and Blackbox Optimization. Springer Series in Operations Research and Financial Engineering. Springer International Publishing, Berlin, 2017.
- Getting started
- NOMAD usage
- Optimization in library mode
- Matlab interface
- PyNomad interface
- C interface
- Julia interface
- Tricks of the trade
- Advanced functionalities
- Surrogate Library