Author Archives: Vasileios Machairas

About Vasileios Machairas

Building engineer with optimization skills.

(Greek) Θεωρία Βελτιστοποίησης – quiz

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Optimization Algorithms for GenOpt

GenOpt® is an optimization program for the minimization of a cost function that is evaluated by an external simulation program, such as EnergyPlus, TRNSYS, Dymola, IDA-ICE or DOE-2. You may find more information in: This page will include information … Continue reading

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Tutorial on GenOpt with Radiance

In this tutorial, I will set up an optimization problem of a building construction. The solution to this optimization problem will be provided by GenOpt. My intention is to show how to couple a new simulation engine (Radiance) to GenOpt, … Continue reading

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