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Re: Q: FindMinimum

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  • Subject: [mg15587] Re: Q: FindMinimum
  • From: Nicolas CLERC <Nicolas.Clerc at>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Jan 1999 04:23:20 -0500 (EST)
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Hi Clemens,

Insert a current point entry in the following manner:


Hence list will give you the history of optimization. If you are only
interested in the current point, it becomes


and currentpoint gives the point where the FindMimimum stops if it
doesn't return any solution.

I found these tricks in the excellent book "Computational Economics and
Finance", Hal Varian editor, in the Culioli's section on optimization
(ISBN 0-387-94518-0).

Hope that helps,



Nicolas CLERC
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Universite de Lausanne            Fax :  +41 21 692.33.05 1015 
e-mail: nicolas.clerc at SUISSE

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