optimx: Expanded Replacement and Extension of the 'optim' Function

Provides a replacement and extension of the optim() function to call to several function minimization codes in R in a single statement. These methods handle smooth, possibly box constrained functions of several or many parameters. Note that function 'optimr()' was prepared to simplify the incorporation of minimization codes going forward. Also implements some utility codes and some extra solvers, including safeguarded Newton methods. Many methods previously separate are now included here.

Version: 2018-7.10
Imports: numDeriv
Suggests: knitr, rmarkdown, setRNG, BB, ucminf, minqa, dfoptim, lbfgsb3, lbfgs, subplex
Published: 2018-09-30
Author: John C Nash [aut, cre], Ravi Varadhan [aut], Gabor Grothendieck [ctb]
Maintainer: John C Nash <nashjc at uottawa.ca>
License: GPL-2
NeedsCompilation: no
Citation: optimx citation info
Materials: NEWS
In views: Optimization
CRAN checks: optimx results


Reference manual: optimx.pdf
Vignettes: Using and extending the optimx package
Package source: optimx_2018-7.10.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel: optimx_2018-7.10.zip, r-release: optimx_2018-7.10.zip, r-oldrel: optimx_2018-7.10.zip
OS X binaries: r-release: optimx_2013.8.7.tgz, r-oldrel: optimx_2013.8.7.tgz
Old sources: optimx archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: embryogrowth, LIHNPSD, macc, midasr, monmlp, NormalGamma, parfm, phenology, sgt
Reverse imports: BioGeoBEARS, calibrar, CatDyn, CensSpatial, CJAMP, Countr, ecd, gear, invGauss, ldhmm, LifeHist, marked, mrds, mvord, PartCensReg, QuantumClone, rankdist, REndo, ROI.plugin.optimx, spfrontier, Synth
Reverse suggests: ACDm, afex, bbmle, dimRed, heemod, IRTpp, languageR, lava, lme4, nlmrt, RandomFields, regsem


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