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Please read MINOTAUR License before obtaining or using MINOTAUR.


Binaries

Use the links below to download MINOTAUR binaries linked to freely available libraries. You do not need to download external libraries for running the executables.

Operating System Architecture Link Date
LINUX x86_64 minotaur-0.2.1-linux-x86_64.tar.gz Oct 02, 2017
Mac x86_64 minotaur-0.2.1-mac-x86_64.tar.gz Oct 02, 2017

In each case, gunzip and tar xf the downloaded file. This will create a directory called minotaur-0.2.1-arch/ where arch is the downloaded architecture with the following content

File Name Description
LICENSE license file
README more information
bin directory with binaries

There are four binaries in this distribution: bnb is our nonlinear branch-and-bound solver, qg implements the LP/NLP based algorithm for convex MINLPs, qpd is our QP-diving solver and glob is a solver for global optimization of QCQPs . Consult Running Binaries for instructions on how to use these solvers.


Source Code

Source code of MINOTAUR version 0.2.1 is available here.

Once downloaded, gunzip and tar xf the file. This will create a directory called minotaur-0.2.0-src/ with the following content:

File Name Description
LICENSE license file
src MINOTAUR source code
examples some examples of using MINOTAUR
Makefile.manual compiling MINOTAUR without using cmake

To compile and link MINOTAUR, see Compiling MINOTAUR.


Obtaining Latest (Unstable) Source Code

Latest source code of Minotaur is available on github.

 git clone https://github.com/minotaur-solver/minotaur.git minotaur

If you can not use git, nightly snapshots of source code are available as a tar.gz file on this link. This source code is not as thoroughly tested as the stable version provided above.


Third-Party Libraries and Header Files

You may download compiled third-party libraries using the links below for compiling and linking Minotaur source code. The license of each library is included in the lic folder of the tar file.

Operating System Architecture Link Date
LINUX x86_64 third-party-0.2.1-linux-x86_64.tar.gz Oct 02, 2017
Mac x86_64 third-party-0.2.1-mac-x86_64.tar.gz Oct 02, 2017

Headers and libraries of the following packages are included in the tar files.


A Note On Performance

The binaries provided here are linked to freely available libraries. MINOTAUR may be linked to restricted or commercial libraries (e.g. HSL libraries, CPLEX, etc.) for possibly better performance.


See Also