Covariance Matrix Adaptation Evolution Strategy

Pure R implementation of the Covariance Matrix Adaptation - Evolution Strategy (CMA-ES) with optional restarts (IPOP-CMA-ES).


cmaesr v1.0.3 (Release data: 2016-11-26)

  • Bugfix: remove debug stdout messages

cmaesr v1.0.1 (Release date: 2015-05-19):

  • Bugfix: remove unnecessary check for weights summing up to one causing an error on Sparc Solaris and Linux machines without long double

cmaesr v1.0 (Release date: 2015-05-19):

  • First submission to CRAN.

Reference manual

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1.0.3 by Jakob Bossek, 4 years ago

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Authors: Jakob Bossek [aut, cre]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

Task views: Optimization and Mathematical Programming

BSD_2_clause + file LICENSE license

Imports ggplot2

Depends on ParamHelpers, BBmisc, checkmate, smoof

Suggests testthat

Suggested by mlrMBO.

See at CRAN