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Re: Re: Problem with NMaximize

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  • Subject: [mg90109] Re: [mg90094] Re: Problem with NMaximize
  • From: DrMajorBob <drmajorbob at att.net>
  • Date: Sun, 29 Jun 2008 05:35:38 -0400 (EDT)
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  • Reply-to: drmajorbob at longhorns.com

In that case, it's YOUR turn to explain why NMaximize leaves the feasible  
region in the OP's problem.

Bobby

On Sat, 28 Jun 2008 04:54:54 -0500, Bill Rowe <readnews at sbcglobal.net>  
wrote:

> On 6/27/08 at 6:16 AM, drmajorbob at att.net (DrMajorBob) wrote:
>
>> NSolve and NMaximize generally use a kind of secant search, using
>> previous attempts to extrapolate to a new and (hopefully) better
>> one.
>
> I do not know what algorithms NSolve uses. But the documentation
> for NMinimize and NMaximize indicate the algorithms used are not
> well described as a "kind of secant search, using previous
> attempts to extrapolate"
>
> See:
>
> tutorial/ConstrainedOptimizationOverview
>
>



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