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

Bert Gunter gunter.berton at gene.com
Tue Feb 5 22:16:43 CET 2013

If you really mean "minimize" and not "maximize," I doubt that any
such R exists.

-- Bert

On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 1:08 PM, John Sorkin <jsorkin at grecc.umaryland.edu> wrote:
> 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.
> Thanks,
> John
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