Problem Set 10

14: Search & Optimization

This week I focused mostly on my final project, but was able to complete part of 14.1; using the
downhill simplex method to search for the minimum of the classic Rosenbrock function.

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The Rosenbrock Function plotted in MatLab

My M file is available here.
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Output of multidimensional minimization---165 steps were required to reach minimization at (1,1).