Computer program for completely solving posynomial geometric programming problems: another illustration

Jsun Yui Wong

Similar to the computer program of the preceding paper, the computer program listed below aims to solve directly the following geometric programming problem in Tsai and Lin [92, Example 3, p. 489]:

Minimize

X(1) ^ .4 - X(2) ^ 2

subject to

X(1) ^ 1.85 - 6 * X(1)+ X(2) ^ 2<= 5

X(1) + X(2) <= 8

1 <= X(i) <= 7.4, i = 1, 2.

One notes line 175, which is 175 X(2) = (-X(1) ^ 1.85 + 6 * X(1) + 5) ^ (.5).

0 DEFDBL A-Z

1 REM DEFINT I, J, K

2 DIM B(99), N(99), A(2002), H(99), L(99), U(99), X(2002), D(111), P(111), PS(33), J(99), AA(99), HR(32), HHR(32), LHS(44), PLHS(44), LB(22), UB(22), PX(44), J44(44), PN(22), NN(22)

85 FOR JJJJ = -32000 TO 32000

89 RANDOMIZE JJJJ

90 M = -3D+30

115 FOR J44 = 1 TO 2

117 A(J44) = 1 + (RND * 6.4)

122 NEXT J44

128 FOR i = 1 TO 10000

129 FOR KKQQ = 1 TO 2

130 X(KKQQ) = A(KKQQ)

131 NEXT KKQQ

139 FOR IPP = 1 TO FIX(1 + RND * 2)

140 B = 1 + FIX(RND * 2)

144 IF RND < .5 THEN 160 ELSE GOTO 167

160 r = (1 - RND * 2) * A(B)

164 X(B) = A(B) + (RND ^ (RND * 15)) * r

165 GOTO 168

167 IF RND < .5 THEN X(B) = A(B) - FIX(RND * 2) ELSE X(B) = A(B) + FIX(RND * 2)

168 NEXT IPP

171 FOR J44 = 1 TO 2

172 IF X(J44) < 1 THEN 1670

173 IF X(J44) > 7.4 THEN 1670

174 NEXT J44

175 X(2) = (-X(1) ^ 1.85 + 6 * X(1) + 5) ^ (.5)

177 IF X(1) + X(2) > 8 THEN 1670

201 FOR J44 = 1 TO 2

203 IF X(J44) < 1 THEN 1670

205 IF X(J44) > 7.4 THEN 1670

207 NEXT J44

561 PD1 = -(X(1) ^ .4 - X(2) ^ 2)

569 P = PD1

1111 IF P <= M THEN 1670

1452 M = P

1454 FOR KLX = 1 TO 2

1455 A(KLX) = X(KLX)

1456 NEXT KLX

1670 NEXT i

1775 IF M < -9999999999 THEN 1999

1904 PRINT A(1), A(2), M, JJJJ

1999 NEXT JJJJ

This computer program was run with qb64v1000-win [103]. Its complete output of one run through JJJJ= -31999 is shown below:

**3.852641638614181 3.998954891187267 14.27648493768223****-32000**

**3.852641620521863 3.998954890784436 14.27648493768223****-31999**

Above there is no rounding by hand; it is just straight copying by hand from the monitor sticreen. On a personal computer with QB64v1000-win [103], the wall-clock time (**not CPU** **time**) for obtaining the output through JJJJ = -31999 was 2 seconds, counting from "Starting program...". One can compare the computational results above with the those in Tsai and Lin [92, Example 3].

The computational results presented above were obtained from the following computer system:

Processor: Intel (R) Core (TM) i5 CPU M 430 @2.27 GHz 2.26 GHz

Installed memory (RAM): 4.00GB (3.87 GB usable)

System type: 64-bit Operating System.

**Acknowledgement**

I would like to acknowledge the encouragement of Roberta Clark and Tom Clark.

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