These are chat archives for elemental/chat

23rd
Oct 2016
Ryan H. Lewis
@rhl-
Oct 23 2016 03:45
@poulson documenting BFGS was a great suggestion. I found a number of issues. I also misunderstood a few bits of the procedure. I'm actually quite surprised that it was converging.
Jack Poulson
@poulson
Oct 23 2016 16:39
glad to hear it! meta-suggestions for the win
Ryan H. Lewis
@rhl-
Oct 23 2016 17:07
Yeah, now I need to figure out interpolation... this is super boring.
Jack Poulson
@poulson
Oct 23 2016 17:17
yep, I've never particularly enjoyed line search code
Jack Poulson
@poulson
Oct 23 2016 17:47
thankfully many applications in practice only really need simple backtracking line searches