optimisation

Nicholas Cunliffe nicholas.cunliffe@student.umist.ac.uk
Mon Jan 6 15:52:00 GMT 2003


Hi,

Just thought Id cast an opinion. Having multi variable optimization 
routines which REQUIRE user supplied derivetives is just LAME. 
How many real problems are there which are so simple that the 
derivatives can be supplied? None of any scientific or engineering 
interest. 

Thanks

Nicholas



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