Version 8.0, part of Release 2017b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Optimization Modeling: Use variable expressions to represent linear or integer constraints and objectives
  • Optimization Modeling: Create a collection of constraints with a single statement
  • Optimization Solving: Solve linear and mixed-integer linear problems with an automatically selected solver
  • Optimization Modeling Examples: Learn how to specify a model with examples from finance, supply chain, energy production, and more
  • intlinprog Initial Point: Warm start branch-and-bound

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Version 7.6, part of Release 2017a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Interior-Point Algorithms: Solve dense quadratic and linear least-squares problems faster
  • intlinprog Heuristics: Find more integer-feasible points using new, simplified options
  • fmincon 'sqp' Algorithm: Use less memory

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Version 7.5, part of Release 2016b, includes the following enhancements:

  • fmincon 'sqp' Algorithm: Solve problems more quickly
  • intlinprog Heuristics: Select from a larger set of heuristics for finding integer-feasible points

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Version 7.4, part of Release 2016a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Parallel Computation: Accelerate fminuncfsolvelsqcurvefit, and lsqnonlin functions (using Parallel Computing Toolbox)
  • Renamed Options: Use more expressive and consistent names for options

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Version 7.3, part of Release 2015b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Additional interior-point linear programming algorithm with improved performance and robustness
  • Mathematical Programming System (MPS) file reader for importing linear programming and mixed-integer linear programming problems

See the Release Notes for details.