GEKKO Optimization Suite
AbstractThis paper introduces GEKKO as an optimization suite for Python. GEKKO specializes in dynamic optimization problems for mixed-integer, nonlinear, and differential algebraic equations (DAE) problems. By blending the approaches of typical algebraic modeling languages (AML) and optimal control packages, GEKKO greatly facilitates the development and application of tools such as nonlinear model predicative control (NMPC), real-time optimization (RTO), moving horizon estimation (MHE), and dynamic simulation. GEKKO is an object-oriented Python library that offers model construction, analysis tools, and visualization of simulation and optimization. In a single package, GEKKO provides model reduction, an object-oriented library for data reconciliation/model predictive control, and integrated problem construction/solution/visualization. This paper introduces the GEKKO Optimization Suite, presents GEKKO’s approach and unique place among AMLs and optimal control packages, and cites several examples of problems that are enabled by the GEKKO library. View Full-Text
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Beal, L.D.R.; Hill, D.C.; Martin, R.A.; Hedengren, J.D. GEKKO Optimization Suite. Processes 2018, 6, 106.
Beal LDR, Hill DC, Martin RA, Hedengren JD. GEKKO Optimization Suite. Processes. 2018; 6(8):106.Chicago/Turabian Style
Beal, Logan D.R.; Hill, Daniel C.; Martin, R. A.; Hedengren, John D. 2018. "GEKKO Optimization Suite." Processes 6, no. 8: 106.
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