[R] Alternative to nlm()
dieter.menne at menne-biomed.de
Sat Sep 24 11:35:57 CEST 2005
Marion Wittmann <mwittmann <at> bren.ucsb.edu> writes:
> I am using the nlm function in a minimization exercise but have
> consistently received the code: "last global step failed to locate a point
> lower than 'estimate'...."
> So it seems that this function is only finding a local minimum, not
> necessarily a global minimum.
Try ?optim which has a few methods with a somewhat broader scope.
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