[Matrix-SIG] Nonlinear optimization routines anyone?

Phil Austin phil@geog.ubc.ca
Mon, 15 Mar 1999 10:03:36 -0800

 > I've never found a routine to package, and I've looked a fair bit. There's
 > COOOL (http://timna.mines.edu/cwpcodes/coool/) which looked interesting,
 > but it seemed extremely non-portable (couldn't get it to compile on Win32,
 > requires expect, etc. etc.).
 > --david

and it's also been frozen at version 0.1 for the last 3 years or so.  
Another possibility is MTL, which has support for iterative solvers
and has a new version announced this weekend.  It would be
straightforward to pass MTL arrays to Python using 
Paul's CXX_Array.h.


Regards, Phil