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The minfx project is a Python package for numerical optimisation, being a large collection of standard minimisation algorithms. The name minfx is simply a shortening of the mathematical expression min f(x).

Available here:

  1. https://sourceforge.net/projects/minfx
  2. https://github.com/minfx
  3. https://gitlab.com/minfx


Guides to install on different systems.

Linux and Mac

Remember to check, if there are newer versions of minfx.
The minfx library can be installed on all UNIX systems by typing:

# Change to bash, if in tcsh shell
# In tcsh: set v=1.0.12
cd $HOME/Downloads
wget https://sourceforge.net/projects/minfx/files/$v/minfx-$v.tar.gz
tar -xzf minfx-$v.tar.gz
rm minfx-$v.tar.gz
cd minfx-$v
pip install .
cd ..
python -c "import minfx;print minfx.__version__, minfx.__file__"

See also