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Re: RE: Nminimize: Give Initial values to Decision Variables

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  • Subject: [mg72638] Re: [mg72611] RE: Nminimize: Give Initial values to Decision Variables
  • From: "Chris Chiasson" <chris at chiasson.name>
  • Date: Sat, 13 Jan 2007 04:22:00 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <200701121029.FAA02229@smc.vnet.net>

read the docs on the format of the second argument to nminimize

the format you're probably going to use is:

{{x1,x1minstart,x1maxstart},{x2,x2minstart,x2maxstart},...}

On 1/12/07, Pratim Vakish <pratim_usc at hotmail.com> wrote:
> >
>  Hello,
>  I have a nonlinear problem thta I am attemting to solve using NMinimize (NelderMead method).
>  I would like to give "good" initial values to my decision variables say, x1, x2.
>  Is there a way (command) to do that with Mathematica?
>
>  Thanks,
>
>  Pratim
>
>
>


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