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Margaret Wright

Silver Professor; Professor of Computer Science

    1971 …2012

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    Research Output

    2012

    Convergence of the restricted Nelder-Mead algorithm in two dimensions

    Lagarias, J. C., Poonen, B. & Wright, M. H., 2012, In : SIAM Journal on Optimization. 22, 2, p. 501-532 32 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Nelder, Mead, and the other simplex method

    Wright, M., 2012, In : Documenta Mathematica. Extra volume: Optimization Stories, p. 271-276

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2010

    The opportunities and challenges of exascale computing

    Wright, M. & al., 2010, U.S. Department of Energy. (http://science.energy.gov/)

    Research output: Book/ReportOther report

    2008

    Applied mathematics at the U.S. Department of Energy: Past, present, and a view to the future

    Brown, DL., Bell, J., Estep, D., Gropp, W., Hendrickson, B., Keller-McNulty, S., Keyes, D., Oden, J., Petzold, L. & Wright, M., 2008, U.S. Department of Energy. (http://www.brownreport.siam.org/)

    Research output: Book/ReportOther report

    George B. Dantzig and systems optimization

    Gill, P. E., Murray, W., Saunders, M. A., Tomlin, J. A. & Wright, M. H., May 2008, In : Discrete Optimization. 5, 2, p. 151-158 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Special issue on computational science and engineering

    Johnson, C., Keyes, D., Ruede, U., Bhanot, G., Biswas, R., Chow, E., Deng, Y., Diachin, L. F., Ghattas, O., Halpern, L., Harrison, R., Hendrickson, B., Jordan, K., Kolda, T., Komzsik, L., Langer, U., Langtangen, H. P., Lee, S., Nakajima, K., Nakano, A. & 5 others, Ng, E. G., Turek, S., Wathen, A., Wright, M. & Young, D. P., 2008, In : SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing. 30, 6, p. vii-xi

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    2007

    The mathematical work of Jon Kleinberg

    Greuel, G. M., Hopcroft, J. E. & Wright, M. H., Jun 2007, In : Notices of the American Mathematical Society. 54, 6, p. 740-743 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2005
    2002

    Interior methods for nonlinear optimization

    Forsgren, A., Gill, P. E. & Wright, M. H., Dec 2002, In : SIAM Review. 44, 4, p. 525-597 73 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2000

    A note on the augmented Hessian when the reduced Hessian is semidefinite

    Anstreicher, K. M. & Wright, M. H., 2000, In : SIAM Journal on Optimization. 11, 1, p. 243-253 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Optimal planning for optical transport networks

    Lanning, S., Mitra, D., Wang, Q. & Wright, M., 2000, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. 358, 1773, p. 2183-2196 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    What, if anything, is new in optimization?

    Wright, M., 2000, ICIAM '99: Proceedings of the 4th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics. Ball, JM. & Hunt, JCR. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 259-270

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    1999

    Mathematics and science

    Chorin, A. & Wright, M., 1999, Division of Mathematical Sciences: National Science Foundation. (http://www.nsf.gov/cgi-bin/getpub?mps0001)

    Research output: Book/ReportOther report

    1998

    A primal-dual interior method for nonconvex nonlinear programming

    Gay, DM., Overton, M. & Wright, M., 1998, Advances in nonlinear programming. Yuan, Y. (ed.). Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, p. 31-56

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Convergence properties of the Nelder-Mead simplex method in low dimensions

    Lagarias, J. C., Reeds, J. A., Wright, M. H. & Wright, P. E., 1998, In : SIAM Journal on Optimization. 9, 1, p. 112-147 36 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ill-conditioning and computational error in interior methods for nonlinear programming

    Wright, M. H., 1998, In : SIAM Journal on Optimization. 9, 1, p. 84-111 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Optimization methods for base station placement in wireless applications

    Wright, M. H., 1998, In : IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference. 1, p. 387-391 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

    The interior-point revolution in constrained optimization

    Wright, M., 1998, High-performance algorithms and software in nonlinear optimization. DeLeone, R., Murli, A., Pardalos, PM. & Toraldo, G. (eds.). Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, p. 359-381

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    1996

    Direct search methods: Once scorned, now respectable

    Wright, M., 1996, Numerical analysis: Proceedings of the 1995 Dundee Biennial Conference in Numerical Analysis. Griffiths, DF. & Watson, GA. (eds.). Harlow, United Kingdom: Addison-Wesley, p. 191-208

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    1995

    Medical Applications and Optimization

    Wright, M. H., 1995, In : IEEE Computational Science and Engineering. 2, 4, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Why a pure primal Newton barrier step may be infeasible

    Wright, M., 1995, In : SIAM Journal on Optimization. 5, p. 1-12

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    WISE Design of Indoor Wireless Systems: Practical Computation and Optimization

    Fortune, S. J., Gay, D. M., Kemighan, B. W., Landron, O., Valenzuela, R. A. & Wright, M. H., 1995, In : IEEE Computational Science and Engineering. 2, 1, p. 58-68 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1994

    Line search procedures for the logarithmic barrier function

    Murray, W. & Wright, M., 1994, In : SIAM Journal on Optimization. 4, p. 229-246

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Some properties of the Hessian of the logarithmic barrier function

    Wright, M. H., Oct 1994, In : Mathematical Programming. 67, 1-3, p. 265-295 31 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Structured linear least-squares problems in system identification and separable nonlinear data fitting

    Kaufman, L., Sylvester, GL. & Wright, M., 1994, In : SIAM Journal on Optimization. 4, p. 847-871

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1993

    Some linear algebra issues in large-scale optimization

    Wright, M., 1993, Linear algebra for large-scale and real-time applications. Moonen, MS., Golub, GH. & De Moor, BRL. (eds.). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, p. 315-337

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    1992

    Interior methods for constrained optimization

    Wright, M., 1992, Acta Numerica I. New York: Cambridge University Press, p. 341-407

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Issues in large-scale optimization with expensive functions

    Wright, M. H., 1992, In : Computing Systems in Engineering. 3, 1-4, p. 53-61 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Poly(L-alanine) as a universal reference material for understanding protein energies and structures

    Head-Gordon, T., Stillinger, F. H., Wright, M. H. & Gay, D. M., 1992, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 89, 23, p. 11513-11517 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access

    Some theoretical properties of an augmented Lagrangian merit function

    Gill, PE., Murray, W., Saunders, MA. & Wright, M., 1992, Advances in optimization and parallel computing. Pardalos, PM. (ed.). Amsterdam and New York: North-Holland, p. 101-128

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Inertia-controlling methods for general quadratic programming

    Gill, P. F., Murray, W., Saunders, M. A. & Wright, M. H., 1991, In : SIAM Review. 33, 1, p. 1-36 36 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Numerical linear algebra and optimization

    Gill, PE., Murray, W. & Wright, M., 1991, London and New York: Addison-Wesley.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    Optimization and large-scale computation

    Wright, M., 1991, Very large-scale computation in the 21st century. Mesirov, JP. (ed.). Philadelphia: Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Publications, p. 250-272

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    1990

    A Schur-complement method for sparse quadratic programming

    Gill, PE., Murray, W., Saunders, MA. & Wright, M., 1990, Reliable numerical computation. Cox, MG. & Hammarling, SJ. (eds.). Oxford University Press, p. 113-138

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Implementation issues in solving nonlinear equations for two-point boundary value problems

    Cash, J. R. & Wright, M. H., Mar 1990, In : Computing. 45, 1, p. 17-37 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1989

    A deferred correction algorithm for nonlinear two-point boundary value problems

    Cash, JR. & Wright, M., 1989, IMACS Transactions on Scientific Computing, Paris 1988. Ames, W. & Brezinski, C. (eds.). IMACS, (Numerical and Applied Mathematics; vol. 1).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    A practical anti-cycling procedure for linearly constrained optimization

    Gill, P. E., Murray, W., Saunders, M. A. & Wright, M. H., Aug 1989, In : Mathematical Programming. 45, 1-3, p. 437-474 38 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Constrained nonlinear programming

    Gill, P. E., Murray, W., Saunders, M. A. & Wright, M. H., Jan 1 1989, In : Handbooks in Operations Research and Management Science. 1, C, p. 171-210 40 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    1988

    GAMS/MINOS

    Gill, PE., Murray, W., Saunders, MA. & Wright, M., 1988, GAMS: A user's guide. Brooke, A., Kendrick, D. & Meeraus, A. (eds.). Redwood City, CA: The Scientific Press, p. 201-224

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Recent developments in constrained optimization

    Gill, P. E., Murray, W., Saunders, M. A. & Wright, M. H., Jun 1988, In : Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics. 22, 2-3, p. 257-270 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1987

    Considerations of numerical analysis in a sequential quadratic programming method

    Gill, PE., Murray, W., Saunders, MA. & Wright, M., 1987, Numerical analysis. Hennart, JP. (ed.). New York and London: Springer-Verlag, (Lecture Notes in Mathematics 1230).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Maintaining LU factors of a general sparse matrix

    Gill, P. E., Murray, W., Saunders, M. A. & Wright, M. H., Apr 1987, In : Linear Algebra and Its Applications. 88-89, C, p. 239-270 32 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1986

    On projected newton barrier methods for linear programming and an equivalence to Karmarkar's projective method

    Gill, P. E., Murray, W., Saunders, M. A., Tomlin, J. A. & Wright, M. H., Jun 1986, In : Mathematical Programming. 36, 2, p. 183-209 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1985

    Model building and practical aspects of nonlinear programming

    Gill, PE., Murray, W., Saunders, MA. & Wright, M., 1985, Computational mathematical programming. Schittkowski, K. (ed.). Berlin and New York: Springer-Verlag, p. 209-247 (NATO ASI Series F: Computer and Systems Sciences 15).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Properties of a representation of a basis for the null space

    Gill, P. E., Murray, W., Saunders, M. A., Stewart, G. W. & Wright, M. H., Nov 1985, In : Mathematical Programming. 33, 2, p. 172-186 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Software and its relationship to methods

    Gill, PE., Murray, W., Saunders, MA. & Wright, M., 1985, Numerical optimization 1984. Boggs, PT., Byrd, RH. & Schnabel, RB. (eds.). Philadelphia: SIAM, p. 139-159

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    1984

    Aquifer Reclamation Design: The Use of Contaminant Transport Simulation Combined With Nonlinear Programing

    Gorelick, S. M., Voss, C. I., Gill, P. E., Murray, W., Saunders, M. A. & Wright, M. H., Apr 1984, In : Water Resources Research. 20, 4, p. 415-427 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    A weighted gram-schmidt method for convex quadratic programming

    Gill, P. E., Gould, N. I. M., Murray, W., Saunders, M. A. & Wright, M. H., Oct 1984, In : Mathematical Programming. 30, 2, p. 176-195 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Procedures for optimization problems with a mixture of bounds and general linear constraints

    Gill, P. E., Murray, W., Saunders, M. A. & Wright, M. H., Aug 28 1984, In : ACM Transactions on Mathematical Software (TOMS). 10, 3, p. 282-298 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle