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/* -*- mode: c++; tab-width: 4; indent-tabs-mode: nil; c-basic-offset: 4 -*- */

 Copyright (C) 2006 Ferdinando Ametrano
 Copyright (C) 2001, 2002, 2003 Sadruddin Rejeb

 This file is part of QuantLib, a free-software/open-source library
 for financial quantitative analysts and developers - http://quantlib.org/

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/*! \file simplex.hpp
    \brief Simplex optimization method

/* The implementation of the algorithm was inspired by
 * "Numerical Recipes in C", 2nd edition, Press, Teukolsky, Vetterling, Flannery
 * Chapter 10

#ifndef quantlib_optimization_simplex_hpp
#define quantlib_optimization_simplex_hpp

#include <ql/math/optimization/problem.hpp>
#include <vector>

namespace QuantLib {

    //! Multi-dimensional simplex class
00039     class Simplex : public OptimizationMethod {
        /*! Constructor taking as input the characteristic length */
00042         Simplex(Real lambda) : lambda_(lambda) {}
        virtual EndCriteria::Type minimize(Problem& P,
                                           const EndCriteria& endCriteria);
        Real extrapolate(Problem& P,
                         Size iHighest,
                         Real& factor) const;
        Real lambda_;
        mutable std::vector<Array> vertices_;
        mutable Array values_, sum_;



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