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Re: NMinimize Bug in Mathematica 7.0?

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  • Subject: [mg96319] Re: NMinimize Bug in Mathematica 7.0?
  • From: Jean-Marc Gulliet <jeanmarc.gulliet at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2009 05:23:20 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
  • References: <gmp0pi$c02$1@smc.vnet.net> <gmrm9s$9r0$1@smc.vnet.net>

In article <gmrm9s$9r0$1 at smc.vnet.net>,
 "Sjoerd C. de Vries" <sjoerd.c.devries at gmail.com> wrote:

> In my documentation the first example the result matches the answer I
> get.It is the same as you obtain. 

[snip]

And this is this very answer which is bogus because it is not the 
*global* minimum of the given function, contrary to what is claimed by 
the text line just above the input cell: "Find the global minimum of an 
unconstrained problem"  (first example in "Basic Examples" from the 
NMinimize online documentation).  

Regards,
--Jean-Marc


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