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Automatic Differentiation

Statistical and Numerical Computing

  1. Hans Julius Skaug

Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470057339.vaa029

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Skaug, H. J. 2006. Automatic Differentiation. Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 1.

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  1. Institute of Marine Research, Norway

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  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2006


Automatic differentiation (AD) is a technique for numerical differentiation of computer algorithms.