# QuantLib_SphereCylinderOptimizer man page

SphereCylinderOptimizer

## Synopsis

`#include <ql/math/optimization/spherecylinder.hpp>`

### Public Member Functions

**SphereCylinderOptimizer** (**Real** r, **Real** s, **Real** alpha, **Real** z1, **Real** z2, **Real** z3, **Real** zweight=1.0)

bool **isIntersectionNonEmpty** () const

void **findClosest** (**Size** maxIterations, **Real** tolerance, **Real** &y1, **Real** &y2, **Real** &y3) const

bool **findByProjection** (**Real** &y1, **Real** &y2, **Real** &y3) const

## Detailed Description

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we are in r^3 sphere centred at O radius r

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vertical cylinder centred at (alpha,0) radius s

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Z some point in R3

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find point on intersection that is closest to Z

the intersection may be empty!

## Author

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## Referenced By

findByProjection(3), findClosest(3), isIntersectionNonEmpty(3) and SphereCylinderOptimizer(3) are aliases of QuantLib_SphereCylinderOptimizer(3).