On 9/18/2013 1:19 PM, matlab wrote: > Hello everyone, > I have to solve an optimization problem with simulated annealing > algorithm. At first i was delighted when i found about the global > optimization toolbox which supported the simulated annealing in > MATLAB, however i couldn't get the code of it and i saw it was for > commercial use not student. (Does anyone knows of a free available > implementation for students) > So, i have to code the algorithm on my own. I found description of it > but i can't really figure the values i should put in the values of the > initial temperature, the number of iterations and the function varying > the temperature. Are these values dependent of my problem or there are > generic values to use? > I know it is not really related to MATLAB but any help is highly > appreciated. > Thanks
If you have a student version of MATLAB then the Global Optimization Toolbox is available for purchase at a very reduced price. It could save you many days of coding.
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