[R] nonlinear equation solver?

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Mon Apr 21 17:39:09 CEST 2003

"Wang, Zhu" <zhuw at mail.smu.edu> writes:

> Thanks to all.
> I know how to solve it numerically but I am just wondering if there is a function already in R or S. I guess I have to implement some C codes then.
> Thanks to Murray for good observation.
> I am not sure why optim function is working in general to solve a nonlinear equation from Patrick's advice.

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