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017package org.apache.commons.math4.fitting.leastsquares;
018
019import org.apache.commons.math4.linear.RealMatrix;
020import org.apache.commons.math4.linear.RealVector;
021
022/**
023 * A interface for functions that compute a vector of values and can compute their
024 * derivatives (Jacobian).
025 *
026 * @since 3.4
027 */
028public interface ValueAndJacobianFunction extends MultivariateJacobianFunction {
029    /**
030     * Compute the value.
031     *
032     * @param params Point.
033     * @return the value at the given point.
034     */
035    RealVector computeValue(final double[] params);
036
037    /**
038     * Compute the Jacobian.
039     *
040     * @param params Point.
041     * @return the Jacobian at the given point.
042     */
043    RealMatrix computeJacobian(final double[] params);
044}