# local_min_rc

local_min_rc, a C code which seeks a local minimum of a scalar function of a scalar variable, without requiring derivatives, or assuming the function is differentiable, using reverse communication (RC), by Richard Brent.

### Languages:

local_min_rc is available in a C version and a C++ version and a FORTRAN90 version and a MATLAB version and a Python version.

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### Author:

Original FORTRAN77 version by Richard Brent; C version by John Burkardt.

### Reference:

1. Richard Brent,
Algorithms for Minimization without Derivatives,
Dover, 2002,
ISBN: 0-486-41998-3,
LC: QA402.5.B74.

### Source Code:

Last revised on 29 May 2021.