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Volume-1 Issue-10, October 2015, ISSN: 2394-367X (Online)
Published By: Blue Eyes Intelligence Engineering & Sciences Publication Pvt. Ltd. 

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Awatif M. A. Elsiddieg

Paper Title:

The Davidon Fletcher and Powel Method Tested on Quadratic Functions

Abstract:  n this work we give a detailed look  to the DFP method for solving  unconstrained optimization problems. Section( 0 ), shows the history and developments of the method . Section (1),  general theory of the problem  is described , constricting on the practical side in the description . Section (2), Newton's   method is described . It constitute a solid base, both theoretical and practical  , for the class of methods known as Quasi –Newton method. From this class comes the DFP method is described in section (3) . Detailed result on the DFP are shown in this work .Section (4) shows a practical implementation of the DFP method on quadratic function to test the theoretical results shown in the work.

 It constitute a solid base, both theoretical and practical. 


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