Re: NIntegrate with Minimize

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg53551] Re: [mg53549] NIntegrate with Minimize*From*: DrBob <drbob at bigfoot.com>*Date*: Tue, 18 Jan 2005 05:07:50 -0500 (EST)*References*: <200501170324.WAA05954@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: drbob at bigfoot.com*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Try posting that in InputForm, so that we can see the code. http://www.eclecticdreams.net/DrBob/copy_as_inputform.htm Bobby On Sun, 16 Jan 2005 22:24:06 -0500 (EST), Oz <x_download at hotmail.com> wrote: > Hiya, > > I'm having trouble performing a numerical integration that involves a > Minimize. I think it might have something to do with HoldAll, but am not > sure how to fix it (couldn't find any actual solutions that worked in > the archives). Any help most appreciated. Here is a simplified version > of the code (the function and constraints I'm actually using are more > complicated): > > ff[a_] := First[Minimize[{x + a, 0 Ã¢â?°Â¤ x Ã¢â?°Â¤ 2}, {x}]] > NIntegrate[ff[a], {a, 0, 6}] > > Mathematica raises a Minimize::objv error, complaining that a+x contains > a nonconstant expression independent of x, and so the NIntegrate fails. > Ideas? > > Thanks, > Oz > > > > > -- DrBob at bigfoot.com www.eclecticdreams.net

**References**:**NIntegrate with Minimize***From:*Oz <x_download@hotmail.com>