MathWorks would like to acknowledge the following contributors to Optimization Toolbox™ algorithms.
Thomas F. Coleman researched and contributed algorithms for constrained and unconstrained minimization, nonlinear least squares and curve fitting, constrained linear least squares, quadratic programming, and nonlinear equations.
Dr. Coleman is Professor of Combinatorics and Optimization at the University of Waterloo.
Yin Zhang researched and contributed the large-scale linear programming algorithm.
Dr. Zhang is Professor of Computational and Applied Mathematics at Rice University.