Book Contents Master Index
 SAS/IML User's Guide

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NAME function
listing the names of arguments
NCOL function
finding the number of columns of a matrix
NLENG function
finding the size of an element
nonlinear optimization subroutines
control parameters vector "Control Parameters Vector"
control parameters vector "Control Parameters Vector"
control parameters vector "Control Parameters Vector"
details
double dogleg optimization "NLPDD Call"
double dogleg optimization "NLPDD Call"
double dogleg optimization "NLPDD Call"
feasible point computation
finite difference approximations "Finite Difference Approximations of Derivatives"
finite difference approximations "Finite Difference Approximations of Derivatives"
finite difference approximations "Finite Difference Approximations of Derivatives"
finite difference approximations "NLPFDD Call"
finite difference approximations "NLPFDD Call"
finite difference approximations "NLPFDD Call"
finite difference approximations "NLPFDD Call"
global vs. local optima "Global Versus Local Optima"
global vs. local optima "Global Versus Local Optima"
hybrid quasi-Newton optimization "NLPHQN Call"
hybrid quasi-Newton optimization "NLPHQN Call"
hybrid quasi-Newton optimization "NLPHQN Call"
introductory examples
Kuhn-Tucker conditions
least-squares methods "NLPHQN Call"
least-squares methods "NLPHQN Call"
least-squares methods "NLPHQN Call"
least-squares methods "NLPLM Call"
least-squares methods "NLPLM Call"
least-squares methods "NLPLM Call"
Levenberg-Marquardt optimization "NLPLM Call"
Levenberg-Marquardt optimization "NLPLM Call"
Levenberg-Marquardt optimization "NLPLM Call"
Newton-Raphson optimization "NLPNRA Call"
Newton-Raphson optimization "NLPNRA Call"
Newton-Raphson optimization "NLPNRA Call"
Newton-Raphson ridge optimization "NLPNRR Call"
Newton-Raphson ridge optimization "NLPNRR Call"
NLPCG Call
NLPCG call
NLPDD Call "Example 11.3: Compartmental Analysis"
NLPDD Call "Example 11.3: Compartmental Analysis"
NLPDD Call "Example 11.7: A Two-Equation Maximum Likelihood Problem"
NLPDD Call "NLPDD Call"
NLPDD Call "NLPDD Call"
NLPDD call
NLPFDD Call "Example 11.4: MLEs for Two-Parameter Weibull Distribution"
NLPFDD Call "NLPFDD Call"
NLPFDD Call "NLPFDD Call"
NLPFDD call "NLPFDD Call"
NLPFDD call "NLPFDD Call"
NLPFEA call
NLPHQN Call "NLPHQN Call"
NLPHQN Call "NLPHQN Call"
NLPHQN call
NLPLM Call "Example 11.5: Profile-Likelihood-Based Confidence Intervals"
NLPLM Call "NLPLM Call"
NLPLM Call "NLPLM Call"
NLPLM call
NLPNMS Call "NLPNMS Call"
NLPNMS Call "NLPNMS Call"
NLPNMS call "NLPNMS Call"
NLPNMS call "NLPNMS Call"
NLPNRA Call "NLPNRA Call"
NLPNRA Call "NLPNRA Call"
NLPNRA call
NLPNRR Call "Example 11.2: Network Flow and Delay"
NLPNRR Call "NLPNRR Call"
NLPNRR call
NLPQN Call "Example 11.3: Compartmental Analysis"
NLPQN Call "Example 11.3: Compartmental Analysis"
NLPQN Call "Example 11.8: Time-Optimal Heat Conduction"
NLPQN Call "NLPQN Call"
NLPQN Call "NLPQN Call"
NLPQN Call "NLPQN Call"
NLPQN Call "NLPQN Call"
NLPQN call
NLPQUA Call "NLPQUA Call"
NLPQUA Call "NLPQUA Call"
NLPQUA call
NLPTR Call "Example 11.1: Chemical Equilibrium"
NLPTR Call "Example 11.4: MLEs for Two-Parameter Weibull Distribution"
NLPTR Call "NLPTR Call"
NLPTR call
objective function and derivatives "Objective Function and Derivatives"
objective function and derivatives "Objective Function and Derivatives"
objective function and derivatives "Objective Function and Derivatives"
objective function and derivatives "Objective Function and Derivatives"
objective function and derivatives "Objective Function and Derivatives"
objective function and derivatives "Objective Function and Derivatives"
options vector "Options Vector"
options vector "Options Vector"
options vector "Options Vector"
options vector "Options Vector"
options vector "Options Vector"
options vector "Options Vector"
overview
parameter constraints "Parameter Constraints"
parameter constraints "Parameter Constraints"
parameter constraints "Parameter Constraints"
printing optimization history "Printing the Optimization History"
printing optimization history "Printing the Optimization History"
quasi-Newton optimization "NLPQN Call"
quasi-Newton optimization "NLPQN Call"
quasi-Newton optimization "NLPQN Call"
quasi-Newton optimization "NLPQN Call"
quasi-Newton optimization "NLPQN Call"
return codes
syntax
termination criteria "Termination Criteria"
termination criteria "Termination Criteria"
termination criteria "Termination Criteria"
termination criteria "Termination Criteria"
termination criteria "Termination Criteria"
termination criteria "Termination Criteria"
termination criteria "Termination Criteria"
trust-region optimization "NLPTR Call"
trust-region optimization "NLPTR Call"
NORMAL function
generating a pseudo-random normal deviate
NROW function
finding the number of rows of a matrix
NUM function
producing a numeric representation of a character matrix
Numerical Analysis Functionality
numerical integration