**fminbnd**

Find the minimum of a univariate real function within an interval.**fmincon**

Find the constrained minimum of a real function.**fminsearch**

Find the unconstrained minimum of a real function using the Nelder-Mead simplex algorithm.**fminunc**

Find the unconstrained minimum of a real function.**fsolve**

Find a solution of a system of real nonlinear equations.**fzero**

Find a root of a univariate real function within an interval.**ga**

Find the constrained minimum of a real function.**gaoptimset**

Specify options for the genetic algorithm.**lsqcurvefit**

Find the equation parameters that produce the least squares best fit to a data set.**optimset**

Specify optimization function options.