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Python implementation of McCormick Function

Updated: Aug 5, 2021

Mathematical Definition

Input Domain

The input range of the func is: x1∈ [-1.5, 4], x2∈ [-3, 4].

Global Minima

The func has one global min f(x*)=-1.9133, at x* = (0.54719,-1.54719)


The function is continuous.

The function is  convex.

The function is defined on 2-D space.

The function is multimodal.

The function is differentiable.

Python Implementation

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# Author: Dhanishtha Sharma 

import sympy 
import math 
from sympy import symbols 
from sympy import * 
from sympy.plotting import plot3d 
import numpy as np 
import matplotlib as mpl 
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt 
from mpl_toolkits.mplot3d import Axes3D 
%matplotlib notebook 
plt.rcParams['figure.figsize'] = (6,4) 
x1,x2=symbols('x1 x2') 


[1] Jamil, Momin, and Xin-She Yang. "A literature survey of benchmark functions for global optimization problems." International Journal of Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Optimization 4.2 (2013): 150-194.

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