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Is the conjugate gradient algorithm susceptible to getting into local minima?

  1. Jul 7, 2010 #1

    Simfish

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    What about the nonlinear forms of it?

    Or is it guaranteed to reach a global minimum?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jul 9, 2010 #2
    One may very well reach a local minimum.
     
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