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installation:what_is_included_in_the_gams_base_module

What is included in the GAMS/BASE module? (starting with 23.6)

  • Language Compiler and Execution System
  • GAMS IDE (Integrated Development Environment) (Windows only)
    • Project Management
    • Editor, Syntax coloring, Spell checking
    • Launching and monitoring of (multiple) GAMS processes
    • Listing file / Tree view / Syntax-error navigation
    • Solver selection / option selection
    • GDX Viewer: Data cube and export (e.g. to MS Excel), charting facilities
  • GAMS KESTREL Framework for using the NEOS Server with a local GAMS system
  • GAMS Free Solvers and Links
    • Open Source (COIN-OR): Bonmin (MINLP), Cbc (LP, MIP), Couenne (MINLP), Ipopt (NLP)
    • CONVERT, JAMS, LOGMIP, NLPEC (MCP, MLPEC)
    • BDMLP (LP, MIP), MILES (MCP), LS
    • BENCH, EXAMINER, GAMSCHK
    • Academic licenses only: SCIP, Soplex
  • All other solvers in limited versions (300 constraints, 300 variables, 50 discrete variables, 2000 linear non-zeroes, 1000 non-linear non-zeroes, Global solver: 10 constraints, 10 variables)
  • EMP (Extended Mathematical Programming) framework
  • UNIX utilities
    • Binary data exchange between application, GAMS, and the solver (fast, saves disk space, tailored for large sparse matrices, platform independent, direct GDX interfaces, API support for high-level programming languages)
    • GDX Utilities: GDX Viewer, GDXRANK, GDX2HAR, HAR2GDX, GDXMERGE, GDXDUMP, GDXCOPY, GDXDIFF, MDB2GMS, GDXMRW, GDXRRW, GDXXRW, GDX2XLS, XLSDump, XLSTalk, INVERT, CHOLESKY, EIGENVALUE, EIGENVECTOR
    • Distributed GAMS APIs
      • Component libraries (GAMS, GDX, Option)
      • Supported Languages: C, C++, C#, Delphi, Fortran, Java, VBA, VB.Net, Python
  • Documentation
    • Release Notes
    • Installation Notes
    • User's Guides
    • Solver Manuals
    • APIs
    • Tools
  • Model Libraries
    • GAMS Model Library: Examples and user-contributed models, very often used as templates, tests for solver robustness and correctness; backward compatibility
    • GAMS Test Library: Transparent and reproducible quality assurance tests,tests for solver correctness, special functions, GAMS utilities
    • GAMS Data Utilities Library (Windows only): Demonstration of the various utilities interfacing GAMS with other applications (e.g. GDXxrw, MDB2GMS, SQL2GMS)
    • GAMS EMP Library: Examples for the use of Extended Mathematical Programming
    • Practical Financial Optimization Models: Models of the book PRACTICAL FINANCIAL OPTIMIZATION - A Library of GAMS Models by Consiglio, Nielsen and Zenios
    • Nonlinear Optimization Applications Using the GAMS Technology: Model of the book Nonlinear Optimization Applications Using the GAMS Technology by Neculai Andrei
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