[Help-gsl] subscribe

Jochen Küpper jochen@fhi-berlin.mpg.de
Tue Dec 6 17:28:00 GMT 2005

saadaoui@phas.ubc.ca writes:

> I was looking for a non-linear fitting algorithm, and the manual only
> covers Algorithms with Derivatives, 


> but unfortunatly this does not apply for code as I have a histogram
> convolved with a Gaussian as my fitting function. Is there any
> Algorithm without Derivatives that I may use in GSL, 

Classical example is Nelder-Mead Simplex optimization, see the

,----[ (info "(gsl-ref)Multimin Algorithms") ]
|  - Minimizer: gsl_multimin_fminimizer_nmsimplex
|      This is the Simplex algorithm of Nelder and Mead. 

Einigkeit und Recht und Freiheit                http://www.Jochen-Kuepper.de
    Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité                GnuPG key: CC1B0B4D
        (Part 3 you find in my messages before fall 2003.)
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 188 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <http://sourceware.org/pipermail/gsl-discuss/attachments/20051206/fe55f111/attachment.sig>

More information about the Gsl-discuss mailing list