BARON release history

  • BARON 16 (2016) new automatic differentation routines, enhanced presolve, improved local search strategies, Pyomo and JuMP interfaces
  • BARON 15 (2015) parallel (multicore) option, released MAC OSX version, link to FilterSD, released under AMPL
  • BARON 14 (2014) cutting planes for integer programs, integer relaxations for integer programs, pseudocosts, strong branching and reliability branching, link to OSI interface and CBC, faster parsing and reformulation, revamped LP interfaces
  • BARON 13 (2013) systematic treatment of infeasible and unbounded problems, facilities for complementarity problems, released under YALMIP
  • BARON 12 (2013) improved memory management including complete dynamic memory allocation, automatic settings for most options, simultaneous convexification for many structures, some cutting planes for integer programs, MATLAB interface
  • BARON 11 (2012) improved convexity identification, faster parsing and reformulation, feasibility heuristics for integer programs
  • BARON 10 (2011) convexity exploitation, RLT cutting planes, links to CLP and IPOPT with MUMPS and METIS
  • BARON 9 (2009) initiated dynamic memory allocation, software reengineering, fine tuning of options
  • BARON 8 (2007) interface to XPRS
  • BARON 7 (2004) first branch-and-cut implementation based on cutting planes from supporting hyperplanes of convex functions and convex relaxations of nonconvex functions, released under AIMMS
  • BARON 6 (2002) reduced memory requirements, improved probing operations, faster function and gradient evaluations
  • BARON 5 (2001) first commercial release under GAMS