# Compatibility with `jax.scipy.optimize.minimize`

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The JAX API available at `jax.scipy.optimize.minimize`

is being deprecated, in favour of domain-specific packages like Optimistix. As such Optimistix provides `optimistix.compat.minimize`

as a drop in replacement.

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`optimistix.compat.minimize(fun: Callable, x0: Array, args: tuple = (), *, method: str, tol: Optional[float] = None, options: Optional[Mapping[str, Any]] = None) -> OptimizeResults`

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Minimization of scalar function of one or more variables.

Info

This API is intended as a backward-compatibility drop-in for the now-deprecated
`jax.scipy.optimize.minimize`

. In line with that API, only `method="bfgs"`

is
supported.

Whilst it's the same basic algorithm, the Optimistix implementation may do slightly different things under-the-hood. You may obtain slightly different (but still correct) results.

**Arguments:**

`fun`

: the objective function to be minimized,`fun(x, *args) -> float`

, where`x`

is a 1-D array with shape`(n,)`

and`args`

is a tuple of the fixed parameters needed to completely specify the function.`fun`

must support differentiation.`x0`

: initial guess. Array of real elements of size`(n,)`

, where`n`

is the number of independent variables.`args`

: extra arguments passed to the objective function.`method`

: solver type. Currently only`"bfgs"`

is supported.`tol`

: tolerance for termination.`options`

: a dictionary of solver options. The following options are supported:`maxiter`

(int): Maximum number of iterations to perform. Each iteration performs one function evaluation. Defaults to unlimited iterations.`norm`

: (callable`x -> float`

): the norm to use when calculating errors. Defaults to a max norm.

**Returns:**

An `optimistix.compat.OptimizeResults`

object.

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```
optimistix.compat.OptimizeResults
```

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Object holding optimization results.

**Attributes:**

`x`

: final solution.`success`

:`True`

if optimization succeeded.`status`

: integer solver specific return code. 0 means converged (nominal), 1=max BFGS iters reached, 3=other failure.`fun`

: final function value.`jac`

: final jacobian array.`hess_inv`

: final inverse Hessian estimate.`nfev`

: integer number of function calls used.`njev`

: integer number of gradient evaluations.`nit`

: integer number of iterations of the optimization algorithm.