The Resource Algorithms for minimization without derivatives, Richard P. Brent, (ebook)

Algorithms for minimization without derivatives, Richard P. Brent, (ebook)

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Algorithms for minimization without derivatives
Title
Algorithms for minimization without derivatives
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Richard P. Brent
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eng
Summary
This outstanding text for graduate students and researchers proposes improvements to existing algorithms, extends their related mathematical theories, and offers details on new algorithms for approximating local and global minima. None of the algorithms requires an evaluation of derivatives; all depend entirely on sequential function evaluation, a highly practical scenario in the frequent event of difficult-to-evaluate derivatives. Topics include the use of successive interpolation for finding simple zeros of a function and its derivatives; an algorithm with guaranteed convergence for finding a minimum of a function of one variation; global minimization given an upper bound on the second derivative; and a new algorithm for minimizing a function of several variables without calculating derivatives. Many numerical examples augment the text, along with a complete analysis of rate of convergence for most algorithms and error bounds that allow for the effect of rounding errors
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Brent, R. P.
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511/.66
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non fiction
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  • Maxima and minima
  • Algorithms
  • Approximation theory
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adult
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Algorithms for minimization without derivatives, Richard P. Brent, (ebook)
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9780486143682
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11604510
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remote
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11604510
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MWT11604510
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Algorithms for minimization without derivatives, Richard P. Brent, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486143682
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11604510
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11604510
System control number
MWT11604510
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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