[SciPy-User] COBYLA

Denis Laxalde denis@laxalde....
Sun Sep 30 02:27:20 CDT 2012

The Helmbolds a écrit :
> An engine designer has an 18-dimensional design variable, with 24
> constraints and 60 args, and wants to run 70 to 100 cases by varying
> the args. She writes a Python program that reads the args from a file
> of cases, prepares the inputs to cobyla, turns the cobyla crank and
> saves its outputs to a file for further analysis. She wants to save
> all of the Results information from each run to this output file.
> That's not convenient to do if the Results information is not
> actually_returned_  by COBYLA.

If by "Results" you mean the Result object that we discussed previously, 
you would get it using minimize(..., method='cobyla', ...) instead of 
fmin_cobyla, which is unlikely to change in this respect.

Denis Laxalde

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