Merlin / MCL Software and Documentation


The Merlin / MCL software package has been developed at the University of Ioannina, Greece, and is available for non commercial use as cite - ware:
If you use the software or any parts thereof you must give credit to the authors by citing the original articles:

* MERLIN-3.0, A Multidimensional Optimization Environment,
D.G. Papageorgiou, I.N. Demetropoulos and I.E. Lagaris,
Comput. Phys. Commun. 109 (1998) 227-249.
 
* The Merlin Control Language for Strategic Optimization,
D.G. Papageorgiou, I.N. Demetropoulos and I.E. Lagaris,
Comput. Phys. Commun. 109 (1998) 250-275.


The latest Merlin / MCL revision

The latest version is 3.1.3 / Oct 2015.
The complete distribution merlin-3.1.3.tgz contains:

 * The Merlin source code and supporting files.
 * The Merlin user manual in PostScript form.
 * The MCL source code.
 * The Merlin / MCL installer program.


The latest major Merlin / MCL update

version 3.0 Merlin MCL
Described in: MERLIN-3.0, A Multidimensional Optimization Environment,
D.G. Papageorgiou, I.N. Demetropoulos and I.E. Lagaris,
Comput. Phys. Commun. 109 (1998) 227-249.
The Merlin Control Language for Strategic Optimization,
D.G. Papageorgiou, I.N. Demetropoulos and I.E. Lagaris,
Comput. Phys. Commun. 109 (1998) 250-275.
Available from: CPC Program Library, program AAXW_v3_0 CPC Program Library, program ABHA_V2_0

Previously published articles

* MERLIN - A portable system for multidimensional minimization,
G.A. Evangelakis, J.P. Rizos, I.E. Lagaris and I.N. Demetropoulos,
Comput. Phys. Commun., 46 (1987) 401-415.
Accompanied by the Merlin Users Manual.
 
* MERLIN-2.0 - Enhanced and programmable version,
D.G. Papageorgiou, C.S. Chassapis and I.E. Lagaris,
Comput. Phys. Commun., 52 (1989) 241-247.
 
* MCL - Optimization oriented programming language,
C.S. Chassapis, D.G. Papageorgiou and I.E. Lagaris,
Comput. Phys. Commun., 52 (1989) 223-239.
Accompanied by the MCL Developers Manual.
 
* MERLIN-2.1 - Double precision,
D.G. Papageorgiou and I.E. Lagaris,
Comput. Phys. Commun., 58 (1990) 119-125.

Software that corresponds to these articles can be found in the Developers Repository.


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