Given a function of a single variable and a starting point, find a nearby zero using Newton-Raphson.
fprime is the derivative of the function. If not given, the Secant method is used.
- fmin, fmin_powell, fmin_cg,
- fmin_bfgs, fmin_ncg – multivariate local optimizers
leastsq – nonlinear least squares minimizer
- fmin_l_bfgs_b, fmin_tnc,
- fmin_cobyla – constrained multivariate optimizers
anneal, brute – global optimizers
fminbound, brent, golden, bracket – local scalar minimizers
fsolve – n-dimenstional root-finding
brentq, brenth, ridder, bisect, newton – one-dimensional root-finding
fixed_point – scalar and vector fixed-point finder