[R] Minimize function of several variables?
cyg at sympatico.ca
Tue Dec 7 13:52:47 CET 1999
Thank you all.
Nlm will be fine.
----- Original Message -----
From: Douglas Bates <bates at stat.wisc.edu>
To: Yves Gauvreau <cyg at sympatico.ca>
Sent: Tuesday, December 07, 1999 7:45 AM
Subject: Re: [R] Minimize function of several variables?
> "Yves Gauvreau" <cyg at sympatico.ca> writes:
> > Is there something like the Matlab function FMINS in any R packages? =
> > Here is the help file of fmins in case something similar exist under R =
> > with a different name.
> There is the nlm function. It uses a quasi-Newton optimization method
> rather than the Nelder-Mead simplex search. Was your question just
> whether there is optimization code available or whether there is
> optimization code that implements the Nelder-Mead method?
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