[SciPy-user] Scipy Minimizer

Xiaojian Wang wangxj.uc at gmail.com
Wed Oct 4 12:16:49 CDT 2006


joe
I used fmin_cobyla, it works on my problem, what is the difference between
Excel Solver and fmin_cobyla/fmin_lbfgsb ??, there is no general best
minimizer,
you may try different methods on your specific problem.
xiaojian





On 10/4/06, joe stano <jstano at interchange.ubc.ca> wrote:
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>  Hi
>
> Does anyone know what the best scipy minimizer to use would be if I need
> to have upper and lower bounds on my list of decision variables, along with
> separate constraint functions?  I have tried fmin_cobyla and fmin_lbfgsb but
> no luck.  Currently I can solve my function using Excel Solver, but would
> rather implement in Python.
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> Thanks for any help.
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> joe
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