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Re: FindMinimum numerical constraint functions

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  • Subject: [mg110860] Re: FindMinimum numerical constraint functions
  • From: "Stuart Nettleton" <Stuart.Nettleton at uts.edu.au>
  • Date: Thu, 8 Jul 2010 20:34:10 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Daniel,
I am pleased that FindMinimum is happy with constraint return values like  
{True, False, False} etc.
This gives me a whole new perspective.
Thanks once again for a magnificent insight!
Best regards,
Stuart

> obj[vars_] := Sin[vars[[1]]]*Sin[2*vars[[2]]] /; VectorQ[vars, NumberQ]
>
> con[vars_List, vals_] :=
>    Thread[{vars[[1]]^2 + vars[[2]]^2, -vars[[1]], -vars[[2]]} <= vals] /;
> 	VectorQ[vals, NumberQ] && Length[vals]===3
>
> FindMinimum[{obj[vars], Thread[con[vars,{3,0,0}]]}, vars]

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