[ADOL-C] extra arguments

Andrea Walther awalther at math.uni-paderborn.de
Mon Mar 5 21:02:52 EST 2012

Hi Alfonso,

> The problem with the approach you suggest is that the evaluation of
> jacobian() and the other drivers would return, in addition to the "true"
> derivatives, the derivatives of the dependent variables with respect to
> those "fake" independent variables, right?

yes that is true. However, usually this would not harm the computing time
too much and one can just ignore the additional derivatives.

Currently, this is the easiest way to take additional parameters into account.

Best regards,


Prof. Dr. Andrea Walther
Lehrstuhl fuer Mathematik und ihre Anwendungen
Institut fuer Mathematik
Universitaet Paderborn
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