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Hooke–Jeeves pattern search

Graham Upton and Ian Cook

in A Dictionary of Statistics

Third edition

Published in print January 2014 | ISBN: 9780199679188
Published online September 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191758317
Hooke–Jeeves pattern search

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A search procedure used in an attempt to identify the maximum (or minimum) of a function of several variables. An

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Subjects: Probability and Statistics

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