[R] Similar to NUOPT package in R

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Nov 28 19:09:13 CET 2001

On Wed, 28 Nov 2001, Janusz Kawczak wrote:

> R-users and R-developers:
> do you know of any package in R (or for R) that can perform optimizations
> for a linear and non-linear systems? I am aware of the NUOPT module in
> S-Plus that provides an optimizer engine to do just that and more.

That's not really NUOPT's description as I recognize it (and I do have
S+NUOPT on this machine).

R has optim, package quadprog, and function simplex in package boot
related to various types of constrained optimizations.  Don't expect
something of quality of NUOPT for free, at least not with a user

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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