Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) References

This function finds the nearest symmetric positive definite matrix to the given matrix. It is used throughout the package to handle numerical issues in matrix inverses and cholesky decompositions.

1 | ```
nearPD(K0)
``` |

`K0` |
A square matrix |

The closest symmetric positive definite matrix to K0.

Adapted from Matlab code by John D'Errico

Higham, N. J. (1988). Computing a nearest symmetric positive semidefinite matrix. Linear Algebra and its Applications, 103, 103-118.

D'Errico, J. (2013). nearestSPD Matlab function. https://uk.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/42885-nearestspd.

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