**Gauss–Newton algorithm** — The Gauss–Newton algorithm is a method used to solve non linear least squares problems. It can be seen as a modification of Newton s method for finding a minimum of a function. Unlike Newton s method, the Gauss–Newton algorithm can only be used… … Wikipedia

**Newton's method in optimization** — A comparison of gradient descent (green) and Newton s method (red) for minimizing a function (with small step sizes). Newton s method uses curvature information to take a more direct route. In mathematics, Newton s method is an iterative method… … Wikipedia

**Newton's method** — In numerical analysis, Newton s method (also known as the Newton–Raphson method), named after Isaac Newton and Joseph Raphson, is a method for finding successively better approximations to the roots (or zeroes) of a real valued function. The… … Wikipedia

**Iterative method** — In computational mathematics, an iterative method is a mathematical procedure that generates a sequence of improving approximate solutions for a class of problems. A specific implementation of an iterative method, including the termination… … Wikipedia

**Durand–Kerner method** — In numerical analysis, the Durand–Kerner method established 1960–66 and named after E. Durand and Immo Kerner, also called the method of Weierstrass, established 1859–91 and named after Karl Weierstrass, is a root finding algorithm for… … Wikipedia

**List of numerical analysis topics** — This is a list of numerical analysis topics, by Wikipedia page. Contents 1 General 2 Error 3 Elementary and special functions 4 Numerical linear algebra … Wikipedia

**List of mathematics articles (G)** — NOTOC G G₂ G delta space G networks Gδ set G structure G test G127 G2 manifold G2 structure Gabor atom Gabor filter Gabor transform Gabor Wigner transform Gabow s algorithm Gabriel graph Gabriel s Horn Gain graph Gain group Galerkin method… … Wikipedia

**Non-linear least squares** — is the form of least squares analysis which is used to fit a set of m observations with a model that is non linear in n unknown parameters (m > n). It is used in some forms of non linear regression. The basis of the method is to… … Wikipedia

**Expectation-maximization algorithm** — An expectation maximization (EM) algorithm is used in statistics for finding maximum likelihood estimates of parameters in probabilistic models, where the model depends on unobserved latent variables. EM alternates between performing an… … Wikipedia

**Quasi-likelihood** — In statistics, quasi likelihood estimation is one way of allowing for overdispersion, that is, greater variability in the data than would be expected from the statistical model used. It is most often used with models for count data or grouped… … Wikipedia