SNTO is a global optimization method where many points are generated in a multi-dimensional domain; the optimum point is selected and the domain is contracted around the neighborhood of the optimum. See for example: Number-Theoretic Methods in Statistics By K?ai-t?ai Fang, Yuan Wang
Prakash Manandhar (2019). Sequential Number Theoretic Optimization Package (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/18033-sequential-number-theoretic-optimization-package), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .