By L. E. Scales
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The initial point is x 0 , the search vector is p0 and the linear minimum becomes the new point x 1 . 2 FUNCTION COMPARISON METHODS We assume that an interval [a, b] is known which brackets a local minimum x*, that is, a ~x* ~b. This is called an interval of uncertainty. 4. By evaluating the objective function at points over the interval it is possible to obtain a smaller interval of uncertainty. Continuing along these lines leads to an iterative process by which the interval of uncertainty may be made arbitrarily small.
3. 3: Quadratic interpolation 2 3 input a 1 , b 1 , c 1 , xtol,ftol set Fa= F(aJ), Fb = F(bJ), Fe= F(cJ) for k = 1 , 2, ... repeat se t xA*_ - -1 (bi-ci)Fa + (ci-ai)Fb + (ai-bl)Fe 2 (bk-ck)Fa + (ck-ak)Fb + (ak-bk)Fe 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Fx = F(x*) if x* < ck and Fx
An algorithm can at best be shown to exhibit global convergence to a local minimum on a general, sufficiently smooth, non-linear function. Detailed proofs of convergence are omitted from this book, We shall imply convergence where possible by establishing that a sufficient reduction in function value can be obtained at each iteration until the solution is found. 2 Rate of convergence Given that a method is stable, it is important to have a theoretical indication of the rate of convergence to a solution since this may be so slow as to render the method of little practical value.