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How to avoid dynamic variable names when I need to differentiate a function with lots of variables?

Hello Take my code for example: n = 8; syms f(x) distsq(x) X=sym('x',[1 n-1]); syms(X); P = zeros(1,n)+0.1; f(X) = sqrt...

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Is my code correct for finding the distance between a point and a surface?

Hello We have a point, an (hyper)surface and the distance function like . The surface in my example is . P = [0.4 0.4 0.3]; ...

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Find minimum of an n variable function, n is like 800+

Hello Do you think it's possible to get a solution on a problem like this in a reasonable time? https://math.stackexchange.com...

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How can I code these 2 equations?

Hello Is it possible to write these as 1-1 assignment? given. is , is and is . and are matrices The problematic p...

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Linear programming, interested in only 1 variable

Hello It might be a stupid question, but I'm a bit confused. You have inequalities, want to find the smallest for example val...

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Best way to create a matrix of points?

Hello I have a matrix that contains rectangles(squares in this case), for example: A=[-5 -4.5 1.5 2; -5 -4.5 2 2.5; -5 -4.5 2....

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Is the usage of fseminf limited?

Hello Consider the constraint: https://www.mathworks.com/help/optim/ug/two-dimensional-semi-infinite-constraint.html Modify ...

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Is there any way to use intervals(Intlab) instead of real numbers when optimizing in Matlab?

Hello I wanted to use intervals instead of numbers to prevent rounding errors, but since Intlab doesn't belong to Matlab, it is...

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How can I find out which function displays something in console?

the find files function was helpful

How can I find out which function displays something in console?

the find files function was helpful

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How can I find out which function displays something in console?

Hello Some weeks ago(when I started using Matlab) I think I modified one of the built in functions which I didn't use since t...

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How can I troubleshoot this fmincon error?

Hello I'm using the fmincon function to solve an optimization problem, but after the 2nd iteration(the first 2 runs fine), it g...

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Differentiating gives wrong result

Hello One of my functions returns this symbolic expression (10000*(x2*cos((9*pi)/40) + x1*sin((9*pi)/40))^2)/9801 + (10000*(x1...

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How to substitute x1,...,xn at once?

Hello Consider the following code: X=sym('x',[1,5]); syms(X); A=[cos(x1)+cos(x2) sin(x2)*sin(x5) x1^2*x3 x4+x5 x5+3]; How d...

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What's the best way to check if a system of one equation and one inequality has any solution?

Hello I've tried the solve function, but it gave me empty result: syms x y >> cond1 = x^2/25 + y^2/25 == 1; >> cond2 = y <= ...

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Can one solve optimization problem(in Matlab) with conditional constraint that depends on the decision variables?

Hello My original problem is: Find maximal volume ellipsoid(or ellipse if ), it's size is limited by constraints, can be hi...

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Fseminf can't be used if the constraints' dimsion is higher than 2?

Hello What can you do if the constraints have higher dimension than 2? Here https://www.mathworks.com/help/optim/ug/two-dimen...

2 months ago | 1 answer | 0

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What if you modify this matlab optimization example?

Hello https://www.mathworks.com/help/optim/ug/two-dimensional-semi-infinite-constraint.html what if w2 is between 1 and 199 in...

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Matrix multiplication of different sizes

Hello I can't store equations like these x1,...,xn equations here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/N-sphere#Spherical_coordinat...

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What's wrong with my objective function?

Hello When I run this line of code, [d,fval] = fseminf(@objfun,x0,numOfInequations,@semInfConstraints); I get the following ...

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How do you create multiple symbolic variables?

Here is my code, but is there a simpler solution? % create symbolic variables x1,...,xn for i=1:n eval(join(['syms x' s...

2 months ago | 1 answer | 0

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How could you modify this semi-infinite optimization to global optimization using GlobalSearch?

Hello I managed to create a script and find local minimum for my problem based on this example: https://www.mathworks.com/help...

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Finding global minimum with fseminf

Hello I'm trying to solve optimization problems with fseminf, but as we know it finds local minimum. My question is: Is it a ...

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Is it possible to create a function which transforms one expression to another(by substitution)?

The function would accept an input like y >= 2x + 2 and return something like 4ab - a - b + 2 <= 0 by using the following substi...

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