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function minimization

Hi!

Does anyone of you know a python library to find minima of
multivariable mathematical functions?

I know that in SciPy there is what I need, however I wonder if there is
something lighter without the need to install the whole package.

Thank you a lot,
Stefano
Jul 18 '05 #1
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what about "Differential Evolution"
for Continuous Function Optimization?
(by Kenneth Price and Rainer Storn)
http://www.icsi.berkeley.edu/~storn/code.html

there is a link to a pure python example on
the web page.

Carl

Stefano Covino <st************@libero.it> wrote in message news:<pa****************************@libero.it>...
Hi!

Does anyone of you know a python library to find minima of
multivariable mathematical functions?

I know that in SciPy there is what I need, however I wonder if there is
something lighter without the need to install the whole package.

Thank you a lot,
Stefano

Jul 18 '05 #2
Stefano Covino wrote:
Hi!

Does anyone of you know a python library to find minima of
multivariable mathematical functions?

I know that in SciPy there is what I need, however I wonder if there is
something lighter without the need to install the whole package.

Thank you a lot,
Stefano


See

http://pylab.sourceforge.net/

then

optimize.py

/Carl
Jul 18 '05 #3

See

http://pylab.sourceforge.net/

then

optimize.py

/Carl


Yes, this is exactly what I was looking for.

Thank you a lot,
Stefano

Jul 18 '05 #4

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