Re: [R] Nonlinear regression

From: <Bill.Venables_at_csiro.au>
Date: Wed, 21 May 2008 09:35:15 +1000

?nls

(I always knew SAS *is* a DUD, but never that it has a DUD too...)

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Sent: Wednesday, 21 May 2008 9:23 AM
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Subject: [R] Nonlinear regression

Could someone help me on the following:
SAS has DUD (Does not Use Derivatives) for nonlinear regression.

Does "R" has a similar capability?

I am not good at derivatives and may get my derivative wrong before feeding it to a nonlinear regression procedure.

Any help would be much appreciated.

Liu
Hancock Forest Management NZ
Tokoroa, New Zealand
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