[R] samin and vmmin

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Mar 3 09:09:04 CET 2003

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On Sun, 2 Mar 2003, Susan Shortreed wrote:

> I am writing code in C and would like to call R's functions samin and
> vmmin (optimization routines: simulated annealing and BFGS)
> I do not understand how to create and pass in the function (as well as the
> extra arguments it needs) I am optimizing.
> I have read the R Extensions manual but it is still unclear to me.
> Could you give me some pointers and/or direct me to some example code
> which calls one of the optimizer functions and includes the definition of
> the function to be optimized?

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