Test Functions

for Unconstrained Global Optimization

Powell Function

r Number of variables: n variables.

r Definition:

 

r Search domain: 4 xi 5, i = 1, 2, . . . , n.

r The global minima: x* = (3,-1,0,1, , 3,-1,0,1), f(x*) = 0.

r MATLAB Code: download powell.m

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