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Re: Smalest enclosing circle

DrBob <drbob at> wrote in message news:<cfomej$kul$1 at>...
> Finally!
> NMinimize does a better job than FindMinimum, and constraints are not needed:
> [...]

I agree. FindMinimum is not trustworthy here: it's usually close,
but not close enough, and increasing AccuracyGoal and PrecisionGoal
doesn't help. NMinimize does not have this problem.

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