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Table of Contents Multivariate Data Optimization Survey of Methods Optimization Methods | |
See also: phase space |
The importance of optimization in data analysis is reflected in the
large number of methods and algorithms developed to solve optimization
problems. Here is a short survey on optimization methods:
Before selecting one specific optimization method, an important
constraint has to be considered: it makes a big difference, whether the
value of the
response function can
be obtained by inserting the parameters into a mathematical equation, or
if a real-world experiment has to be performed with the new parameter set
(as is the case, for example, in the optimization of processes in the chemical
industry).
Last Update: 2006-Jän-17