Optimization: principles and algorithms, by Michel Bierlaire
newtonOneVariable.m File Reference

Algorithm 7.2: Newton's method, one variable. More...

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## Functions

function newtonOneVariable (in obj, in x0, in eps, in maxiter)
Applies Newton's algorithm to solve where . More...

## Detailed Description

Algorithm 7.2: Newton's method, one variable.

Implementation of algorithm 7.2 of [1]

Date
Wed Mar 18 18:44:56 2015

Definition in file newtonOneVariable.m.

## Function Documentation

 function newtonOneVariable ( in obj, in x0, in eps, in maxiter )

Applies Newton's algorithm to solve where .

Note
Tested with run0703.m
Tested with run0704.m
Tested with run0705.m
Parameters
 obj the name of the Octave function defining F(x) and its derivative x0 the starting point eps algorithm stops if . maxiter maximum number of iterations (Default: 100)
Returns
root of the function