[R] Conditional piece-wise dependent regression

From: Arie <poohdov_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Mon 01 Aug 2005 - 18:17:18 EST


Hi, after reading some R docs, I couldn’t figure out how can I find the solution for the following problem, therefore I would ask this friendly list for an advice.

We’re making a least square approximation for an experiment described by the following model:

T is the time,
Y is some measured value.

>From time=0 till time=U:

Y = b + p*T
>From time=U and on (some effect added):
Y = b + p*T + q*(T-U)
>From time=V and on (some additional effect added):
Y = b + p*T + q*(T-U) + r*(T-V)

Measured: Yi, Ti pairs.
Wanted: b, p, q, r.
b and p are the same for all time ranges; q is the same for time=U and on.

Thanks,
Arie.



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