Re: Optimization...

 For fitting anything without derivatives, you may try to use
 a program "fit", based on SIMPLEX which I grabbed from Yale once.
 It is in CCL archives on infomeister in:
 How to get to archives is in the footnote of every CCL message.
 jkl "at@at"
 Dr. Jan K. Labanowski, Senior Research/Supercomputer Scientist/Specialist, etc.
 Ohio Supercomputer Center, 1224 Kinnear Rd, Columbus, OH 43212-1163
 ph:(614)-292-9279,  FAX:(614)-292-7168,  E-mail: jkl "at@at"  JKL