motris.main
Class Minimizer

java.lang.Object
  extended bymotris.data.Description
      extended byparameter.ParameterizedObjectAdaptor
          extended bymotris.algorithm.Algorithm
              extended bymotris.main.Minimizer
All Implemented Interfaces:
ParameterizedObject
Direct Known Subclasses:
GaussNewton, GaussNewton2, LevenbergMarquardt

public abstract class Minimizer
extends Algorithm

Base class for algorithms that minimize MinimizationProblems

Author:
Hendrik Dahlkamp
See Also:
MinimizationProblem

Nested Class Summary
 
Nested classes inherited from class parameter.ParameterizedObject
ParameterizedObject.ParameterChangedListener, ParameterizedObject.ParameterizedObjectManager
 
Field Summary
 
Fields inherited from class motris.algorithm.Algorithm
dataManager, experiment
 
Fields inherited from class parameter.ParameterizedObjectAdaptor
parameterChangedNotifyList
 
Fields inherited from class motris.data.Description
 
Constructor Summary
Minimizer(Experiment _ex)
           
 
Method Summary
 boolean minimize(MinimizationProblem P, LayerViewer layerViewer)
          Minimize
 
Methods inherited from class motris.algorithm.Algorithm
deregisterLayers
 
Methods inherited from class parameter.ParameterizedObjectAdaptor
addParameterChangedListener, finalize, fireParameterChanged, getParameters, parameterEdited, removeParameterChangedListener, setParameters
 
Methods inherited from class motris.data.Description
getDescription, getIdentifier, getName, setDescription, setIdentifier, setName
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

Minimizer

public Minimizer(Experiment _ex)
Method Detail

minimize

public boolean minimize(MinimizationProblem P,
                        LayerViewer layerViewer)
Minimize

Parameters:
P - the problem to be solved
layerViewer - if != null, use this for visualization updates
Returns:
true unless an error has occurred