Mishra, SK (2007): NLINLS: a Differential Evolution based nonlinear least squares Fortran 77 program.
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This paper provides the list of Fortran 77 codes of nonlinear least squares using Differential Evolution as the minimizer algorithm. It has been tested on a number of difficult nonlinear least squares problems (taken from NIST, USA including CPC-X Software challenge problems). Help on how to use the program also is provided.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong (India)|
|Original Title:||NLINLS: a Differential Evolution based nonlinear least squares Fortran 77 program|
|Keywords:||Nonlinear least squares; Differential Evolution; Fortran 77|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C8 - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology ; Computer Programs|
|Depositing User:||Sudhanshu Kumar Mishra|
|Date Deposited:||18. Sep 2007|
|Last Modified:||18. Feb 2013 23:29|
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