[R] Non linear programming: choose R that minimizes corr(y, x^R)

John Sorkin jsorkin at grecc.umaryland.edu
Tue Feb 5 22:08:46 CET 2013

I am looking for a package that will allow me to choose R (a real number) that minimizes the correlation of y and x^R, i.e.
find R such that corr(y,x^R) is minimized. Any suggestions for packages I might look at would be helpful.
John David Sorkin M.D., Ph.D.
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