All software for download on the black box optimization competition website http://bbcomp.ini.rub.de/ is provided under the the following license.
Copyright (c) 2014-2017 Tobias Glasmachers and Ilya Loshchilov.
Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to copy and distribute it freely, provided that this license text is contained in all copies made. Different rules apply to the different software components, as follows:
- All source code files (C/C++/Java/Python/Matlab) may be modified without restriction and used for any purpose, in particular for the purpose of participating in the black box optimization competition.
- The software libraries in binary format must not be used for any purpose other than participation in the black box optimization competition. They must not be disassembled and/or reverse engineered, and their network traffic must not be decoded, redirected, or modified.
THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.