nloptr

nloptr: R interface to NLopt. nloptr is an R interface to NLopt. NLopt is a free/open-source library for nonlinear optimization, providing a common interface for a number of different free optimization routines available online as well as original implementations of various other algorithms. See http://ab-initio.mit.edu/wiki/index.php/NLopt_Introduction for more information on the available algorithms. During installation on Unix the NLopt code is downloaded and compiled from the NLopt website.