n order to use the
GALAHAD library, or any of its constituent parts, a user must
agree to abide by a set of conditions of use. The library is
freely available for ``Internal'' use. ``Internal'' use of the
library is defined to be use of the library by a person
or institution for academic, educational, or research purposes
under the following conditions. Any use of the library
implies that these conditions have been understood, and that the
user agrees to abide by all the listed conditions.
The copyright of the GALAHAD library, its
constituent packages and documentation, and the LANCELOT B,
CQP, QPA, QPB, QPC, QP, LSQP, GLRT, GLTR, LSRT, LSTR, L2RT,
SLS, SBLS, TRS, RQS, SCALE, ROOTS,
EQP, FDC, WCP, PRESOLVE and FILTRANE names are vested in
STFC and the Facultes Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix
The library, or any modification thereof,
may not be sold or supplied, nor embedded within other
software products which are subsequently sold, or supplied,
to a third party.
The library comes with no guarantee,
expressed or implied, that it is suitable for any specific
purpose nor that it is free of error. It should not be
relied on as the basis to solve a problem whose incorrect
solution could result in injury to person or property. If
the library or any of its constituent parts is employed in
such a manner, it is at the users' own risk and the authors
disclaim all liability for such misuse.
The use of the library, or of any of its
parts, in which the principal or exclusive purpose is as a
tool for research into, or the production of, military
weapons, or weapon systems, is prohibited.
The library is distributed ``as is''. In
particular, no maintenance, support, troubleshooting or
subsequent upgrade is implied.
The use of GALAHAD or its constituent
packages must be acknowledged, in
any publication which contains results obtained with the
library or any of its parts. A citation to the paper
N. I. M. Gould, D. Orban, and Ph. L. Toint,
"GALAHAD, a library of thread-safe Fortran 90
packages for large-scale nonlinear optimization",
ACM Trans.actions on Mathematical Software 29(4) 353--372
Users of the library are encouraged to
send examples of the problems they have solved using the
library to its authors. These examples may subsequently be
passed into the public domain to allow others to test and
compare new and existing software.
It is the responsibility of the licensee
to ensure that each user of the library is aware of, and
agrees to abide by, all the conditions given above.
licence and conditions for ``commercial'' (ie, non-``academic'')
use of the GALAHAD library or any of its constituent parts have
to be negotiated separately with the
Numerical Analysis Groupto whom all commercial enquiries should be
Atlas Centre R27
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Telephone: +44 (0)235 446642
Facsimile: +44 (0)235 446626