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From: James Bergstra
Subject: Re: [Help-gsl] subscribe
Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2005 12:12:08 -0500
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If you are pretty sure where the minimum is, and your function is smooth and
well-behaved in a neighbourhood of that minimum, then you can try the
nelder-mead<sp?> simplex algorithm that's in GSL.


On Mon, Dec 05, 2005 at 11:51:34PM -0800, address@hidden wrote:
> Hello,
> I was looking for a non-linear fitting algorithm, and the manual only
> covers Algorithms with Derivatives, but unfortunatly this does not apply
> for code as I have a histogram convolved with a Gaussian as my fitting
> function. Is there any Algorithm without Derivatives that I may use in
> GSL, and if not what other software that maight be helpful, knowing that I
> only program in C. Thank you in advance for your response.
> Sincerely,
> Hassan
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> PhD candidate,
> 4004 Wesbrook Mall
> Vancouver, B.C.
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