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Simulated Annealing: What Good Is It?
Author(s): Scott W. Weller
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Paper Abstract

The method of Generalized Simulated Annealing is explained and its merits as applied to lens design are discussed. A lens design program using this method is described, its use on a monochromatic doublet and other lens systems is detailed, and improvements to the method are suggested.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1987
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0818, Current Developments in Optical Engineering II, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.978574
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Scott W. Weller

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0818:
Current Developments in Optical Engineering II
Robert E. Fischer; Warren J. Smith, Editor(s)

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