Re: [R] Curve fitting

From: Uwe Ligges <ligges_at_statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
Date: Fri 02 Dec 2005 - 19:00:44 EST

Nagu wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Problem statement:
> There are two variables Y, X. Y is a response from X. I want to find
> a closed form formula to express Y in terms of X.
>
> Comments:
> I tried with simple polynomial basis but its not a good fit due to the
> non-linear nature of Y.
>
> Are there any set of functions or algorithm to estimate this closed
> form transformation? It could involve any trug, algebraic functions
> etc...

Without having a model, it seems to be unsensible to look for such a function, since there may be an infinte number of functions fullfilling your criterion.

Uwe Ligges

> Thank You,
> Nagu
>
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