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From: Sohail Somani (s.somani_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-08-02 11:53:08

> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
> [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of John Maddock
> Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2006 4:51 AM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] Numerical integration library?
> Sohail Somani wrote:
> > If I can only suggest: Decouple evaluation of the objective function
> > from its derivatives. Or have another concept that is not callable.
> >
> > I have an example of how one can specify a family of functions and
> > their derivatives:
> >
> >
> >
> > You can blame the idle hands for this one.
> :-)
> I see what you're doing, but I deliberately wanted the
> derivatives to be
> calculated at the same time as f(x): the functions I was interested in
> (incomplete beta and gamma's) have terms that are common to both the
> derivative and the objective function, and I wanted the option of
> calculating both the derivatives and the objective function
> at the same
> time.

I'll be interested to see the evolution of your library. Will definitely
try it out at some point.

Thanks for the link!


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