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Re: [Help-gsl] Rationale behind intermediate_point()

From: Brian Gough
Subject: Re: [Help-gsl] Rationale behind intermediate_point()
Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2010 20:57:56 +0100
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At Tue, 19 Oct 2010 09:09:46 -0500,
Johan Hattne wrote:
> Ah... now I see (I think)!  As far as I can tell then, intermediate_point() 
> is equivalent to the lnsrch() function (under the "Line Searching and 
> Backtracking" heading of section 9.7 the Numerical Recipes) with the 
> exception that it doesn't switch to a cubic approximation on subsequent 
> backtracks, and that the stopping criterion is not "Armijo-like".  Correct?

Sorry, I don't know any more than that, it was just a guess.

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