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

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/*! \file bisection.hpp
    \brief bisection 1-D solver
*/

#ifndef quantlib_solver1d_bisection_h
#define quantlib_solver1d_bisection_h

#include <ql/math/solver1d.hpp>

namespace QuantLib {

    //! %Bisection 1-D solver
    /*! \test the correctness of the returned values is tested by
              checking them against known good results.
    */
00035     class Bisection : public Solver1D<Bisection> {
      public:
        template <class F>
        Real solveImpl(const F& f, Real xAccuracy) const {

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

            Real dx, xMid, fMid;

            // Orient the search so that f>0 lies at root_+dx
            if (fxMin_ < 0.0) {
                dx = xMax_-xMin_;
                root_ = xMin_;
            } else {
                dx = xMin_-xMax_;
                root_ = xMax_;
            }

            while (evaluationNumber_<=maxEvaluations_) {
                dx /= 2.0;
                xMid=root_+dx;
                fMid=f(xMid);
                evaluationNumber_++;
                if (fMid <= 0.0)
                    root_=xMid;
                if (std::fabs(dx) < xAccuracy || fMid == 0.0) {
                    return root_;
                }
            }
            QL_FAIL("maximum number of function evaluations ("
                    << maxEvaluations_ << ") exceeded");
        }
    };

}


#endif

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