[SciPy-dev] one more scipy.optimize.line_search question
Mon Aug 6 15:46:54 CDT 2007
> Alan G Isaac wrote:
>> On Mon, 06 Aug 2007, dmitrey apparently wrote:
>>> I wonder what does the parameter amax=50 mean (in
>>> optimize.line_search func)? Seems like this parameter is
>>> never used in the func
>> Is there something wrong with the minpack2 documentation?
>> c stpmax is a double precision variable.
>> c On entry stpmax is a nonnegative upper bound for the step.
>> c On exit stpmax is unchanged.
> the line_search func from scipy.optimize has no any relation to the
> fortran routine you have mentioned.
> Maybe you mean line_search func from scipy.optimize.linesearch, but as I
> mentioned, scipy has 2 funcs line_search, one python-written (from
> optimize.py), other from /optimize/linesearch.py.
> So, as I have mentioned, amax is unused in scipy.optimize.linesearch
sorry, I meant in scipy.optimize.line_search, this is another one
consequence from the ambiguity.
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