## Fastfit

 swMATH ID: 5245 Software Authors: Thomas Minka Description: The Fastfit Matlab toolbox This toolbox implements efficient maximum-likelihood estimation of various distributions. It utilizes the technique of generalized Newton iteration, described in the following papers: Beyond Newton’s method, Estimating a Dirichlet distribution, Estimating a Gamma distribution. This toolbox is based on the Lightspeed toolbox, so you will need to install both. Homepage: http://research.microsoft.com/~minka/software/fastfit/ Programming Languages: Matlab Dependencies: Matlab Keywords: optimization; The Least Squares Problem Referenced in: 0 Publications