BB: Solving and Optimizing Large-Scale Nonlinear Systems

Barzilai-Borwein spectral methods for solving nonlinear system of equations, and for optimizing nonlinear objective functions subject to simple constraints. A tutorial style introduction to this package is available in a vignette on the CRAN download page or, when the package is loaded in an R session, with vignette("BB").

Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("BB")
AuthorRavi Varadhan [aut, cph, trl], Paul Gilbert [aut, cre], Marcos Raydan [ctb] (with co-authors, wrote original algorithms in fortran. These provided some guidance for implementing R code in the BB package.), JM Martinez [ctb] (with co-authors, wrote original algorithms in fortran. These provided some guidance for implementing R code in the BB package.), EG Birgin [ctb] (with co-authors, wrote original algorithms in fortran. These provided some guidance for implementing R code in the BB package.), W LaCruz [ctb] (with co-authors, wrote original algorithms in fortran. These provided some guidance for implementing R code in the BB package.)
Date of publication2014-11-07 09:59:36
MaintainerPaul Gilbert <pgilbert.ttv9z@ncf.ca>
LicenseGPL-3
Version2014.10-1
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