[Scipy-tickets] [SciPy] #390: scipy.optimize.fmin_bfgs fails without warning

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Wed Jul 18 20:46:15 CDT 2007


#390: scipy.optimize.fmin_bfgs fails without warning
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 Reporter:  ycopin          |        Owner:  somebody
     Type:  defect          |       Status:  new     
 Priority:  normal          |    Milestone:          
Component:  scipy.optimize  |      Version:          
 Severity:  normal          |   Resolution:          
 Keywords:                  |  
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Comment (by peridot):

 Testing out the code, it appears to be settling on a local minimum (which
 is definitely not a global minimum). I'm afraid that is a known
 shortcoming of this method and not a bug.

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