[SciPy-User] constrained optimization: question about Jacobian

Andreas Hilboll lists@hilboll...
Tue Mar 26 08:15:37 CDT 2013


>> According to the tutorial
>> (http://docs.scipy.org/doc/scipy/reference/tutorial/optimize.html#constrained-minimization-of-multivariate-scalar-functions-minimize),
>> I need to define the Jacobian. However, I'm unsure of how to define the
>> derivative with regards to t2.
> 
> The Jacobian is optional for most if not all solvers, so you don't 
> *need* to provide it.

Merci, Denis, I wasn't aware of that. Just followed the tutorial.[*]
Now everything's working fine.

Cheers, Andreas.


[*] I just submitted a PR to mention this:
https://github.com/scipy/scipy/pull/481



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