[SciPy-user] Minimizing functions of two variables with fmin bfgs
Alan G Isaac
aisaac at american.edu
Mon Nov 14 09:26:35 CST 2005
On Mon, 14 Nov 2005, Christian Kristukat apparently wrote:
> Unfortunately the minimizers in scipy.optimize use
> different input types. fmin_bfgs needs that the
> derivatives are returned as a scipy.array, however e.g.
> fmin_tnc insists on recieving a python list. Btw. the
> minimizer will fail with your function as it doesn't have
> a global minimum.
Is this just historical accident?
On the face of it, any sequence should do.
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