BIT Numerical Mathematics

, Volume 31, Issue 2, pp 369–372 | Cite as

A faster Broyden method

  • Eric Kvaalen
Scientific Notes


A variation of the Broyden update is found to require less operations and to work as well as the usual Broyden update.

Subject classifications

AMS 65H10 CR G.1.5 


Broyden method systems of equations roots quasi-Newton methods 


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© BIT Foundations 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eric Kvaalen
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  1. 1.IMI Institute for Research and DevelopmentHaifaIsrael

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