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Re: FindMinimum function does not seem to work for simple problems

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  • Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2012 00:23:35 -0400 (EDT)
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On Thursday, September 13, 2012 3:44:36 AM UTC-4, vassilios.s... at gmail.com wrote:
> I am trying to use the FindMinimum function to solve a Nonlinear Programming Problem that is derived by discretization of a simple optimal control problem.
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> FindMinimum behaves in a very odd way and I am not sure if this is a generic problem with the implementation of the interior point method or if I am using it in a wrong way (although I cannot see what could be wrong with my simple model).
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> I was driven to write a very trivial problem to test FindMinimum  as it was giving me problems with a more complex problem. 
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> Have other people encountered problems with FindMinimum for constrained optimization problems I wonder?
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> Vassilis

I've seen FindMinimum give divide by zero errors for problems.  What was your trivial problem?



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