[R] Nonlinear Optimization

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Tue Feb 24 17:15:43 CET 2004

On Tue, Feb 24, 2004 at 09:21:49AM -0500, Kissell, Robert [EQRE] wrote:
> nonlinear). But now I need to run general nonlinear optimization. 
> I know about the add-in quadprog but my problem is not QP. My problem is a
> general nonlinear (obj funct) with linear constraints.I know about the "ms"
> and "nls" functions, but these seem only for nonlinear regression, not
> nonlinear minimization. I am looking for a pure non-linear optimization
> module.
> The nonlinear optimization functions I used in MatLab are "fmincon" and
> "fminunc"
> Is there any nonlinear optimization algorithm for R?

You did try 
didn't you?

Hth, Dirk

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