[R] Does the R "statistical language includes modules/packages to carry out nonlinear optimization similar to the SAS NLIN and NLP procedures?

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Tue Feb 16 17:31:14 CET 2010

On Feb 16, 2010, at 11:09 AM, Powers, Randall - BLS wrote:

> Hello R folks,
> I'm hoping the answer to the question in the subject line.
> I have in the past used SAS PROC NLIN and PROC NLP to carry out
> nonlinear optimizations. I'm wondering if there is analogous ways for
> doing this using R. If so, could someone please point me to some
> literature that would help me examine this further?

The CRAN Task Views are a good place to start any such search:


There is one for Optimization:


David Winsemius, MD
Heritage Laboratories
West Hartford, CT

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