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Re: Re: maximal entropy method

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  • Subject: [mg32914] Re: [mg32864] Re: [mg32854] maximal entropy method
  • From: Sseziwa Mukasa <mukasa at>
  • Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 02:29:51 -0500 (EST)
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Sseziwa Mukasa wrote:

> Borut L wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I am modeling a problem with it. Now, this method is nicely implemented in
> > C's Numerical Recipes. Is something alike done in Mathematica somewhere and
> > by somebody?
> >
> > Thank You for your help,
> >
> > Borut
> I assume you are referring to the regularization method developed by Skilling
> and Gull, not Berg's method.  There is an incomplete implementation of
> Skilling's Cambridge method in Applied Mathematica:Getting Started, Getting It
> Done by William T. Shaw and Jason Tigg (Addison-Wesley, 1994).  I say it's
> incomplete because it does not do the line search to constrain the step size
> in the search subspace.  Some of the code from the book is here:
> but as far as I can tell the Maximum Entropy code is not.

Serves me right for not reading your message in its entirety, you are specifically refering
to Burg's method, if I'd only bothered to open my copy of Numerical Recipes and look.
Sorry, but I don't know of any implementations in Mathematica.

In apology,


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