asa047, a Python code which minimizes a scalar function of several variables using the Nelder-Mead algorithm, by R ONeill.
ASA047 is Applied Statistics Algorithm 47.
The computer code and data files described and made available on this web page are distributed under the MIT license
asa047 is available in a C version and a C++ version and a FORTRAN90 version and a MATLAB version and a Python version.
Original FORTRAN77 version by R ONeill; Python version by John Burkardt.
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