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** Derivative-free optimization** refers to the solution of bound-constrained optimization problems using algorithms that do not require derivative information, only objective function values.

### References

- Rios, L. M. and Sahinidis, N. V. 2013. Derivative-free optimization: a review of algorithms and comparison of software implementations.
*Journal of Global Optimization***56(3)**: 1247 - 1293.