[R] minimization

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Sep 13 16:42:36 CEST 2000

On Wed, 13 Sep 2000, Heberto Ghezzo wrote:

> Hi, I got a code from S that uses 'nlminb' to minimize a function 
> with constraints. Is there a similar function in R?


Both use box-constrained optimization.  Note that things like howyou
supply derivatives differ between the systems.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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