[R] Newton-Raphson with analytical derivatives

François Pinard pinard at iro.umontreal.ca
Fri Mar 3 23:34:12 CET 2006

[m p]

>Can someone point to a package with Newton-Raphson method using 
>analytic derivatives. This is just for a 1D problem. Could not find 
>easily anything suitable.

You may check:


If you remove the graphics-related lines, the few remaining lines is
Newton-Raphson over an expression.  Don't take this too seriously, it 
was a mere toy with this to get an initial feel of the R language.  :-)

François Pinard   http://pinard.progiciels-bpi.ca

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