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Subject: Re: [boost] [math] Multivariate root finding
From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-01-29 05:10:08

>> Is anyone currently working on multivariate root finding in the math
> toolkit or
>> elsewhere? Anyone know if this is planned? It would be good to have an
>> alternative to GSL.
> Why just keep inventing new, overlapped, wheels instead of improving the
> existing ones?

Two issues spring to mind:

* GSL is under the GPL which not everyone can use.
* GSL is a C language interface, we can do better (interface wise) in C++,
more flexible etc.

Of course algorithm wise, one would hope that both would use "best of breed"


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