[R] nonlinear equation solver?

Wang, Zhu zhuw at mail.smu.edu
Mon Apr 21 21:04:27 CEST 2003

Thanks to Roger Peng and Peter Dalgaard who pointed to me the function "uniroot" which is what I am looking for. 
I am grateful for the trick by Ravi Varadhan who directly lead me to using "optim" for solving the nonlinear equation by minimizing the square of the function.
Zhu Wang
Statistical Science Department

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