Date: May 2, 2012 5:44 AM
Subject: Re: Maximize function with fminsearch
On 2 Mai, 09:30, "Francesco Perrone" <francesco86perr...@yahoo.it>
> Good Morning everybody,
> I have a pretty straight-forward question: within my daily work, I have got to maximize a particular function making use of fminsearch; the code is this
> clear all
> close all
> f = @(x,c,k) -(x(2)/c)^3*(((exp(-(x(1)/c)^k)-exp(-(x(2)/c)^k))/((x(2)/c)^k-(x(1)/c)^k))-exp(-(x(3)/c)^k))^2;
> c = 10.1;
> k = 2.3;
> X = fminsearch(@(x) f(x,c,k),[4,10,20]);
> It works fine, as I expect, but not the issue is coming up: I need to bound x within certain limits, as:
> 4 < x(1) < 5
> 10 < x(2) < 15
> 20 < x(3) < 30
> To achieve the proper results, I should use the optimization toolbox, that I unfortunately cannot hand.
> Is there any way to get the same analysis by making use of only fminsearch?
> I thank you in advance.
> Best regards,
In your objective function, replace x(1) by 4.5+0.5*sin(x(1)), x(2) by
12.5+2.5*sin(x(2)) and x(3) by 25+5*sin(x(3)).