[R] optim for maximization

Ben Bolker bbolker at gmail.com
Mon Sep 29 00:31:31 CEST 2014

Padmanand Madhavan Nambiar <padmanandm <at> gmail.com> writes:

> Hi Sir,
>  How to use the "optim" for maximization. I don't understand the
>  control$fnscale option that is given on help page. It says if the
> control$fnscale is negative, the function will be maximized.
>  Thanks a lot
> Padmanand

  If 'fn' is your objective function and 'par' is your starting
parameter vector, just


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