[R] nls power law help
Prof J C Nash (U30A)
nashjc at uottawa.ca
Mon Jul 15 14:50:49 CEST 2013
With minor corrections, the original problem can be "solved" with nlxb
from nlmrt package.
ssquares = 145585533
 5.128345e+04 6.049076e-14
I may have made nlmrt too robust.
On 13-07-15 06:00 AM, r-help-request at r-project.org wrote:
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> Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2013 16:11:40 +0100
> From: Prof Brian Ripley<ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk>
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> On 14/07/2013 14:30, JenPool wrote:
>> >I am trying to use a power law y=bx^a as a nls model as below, however I
>> >keep getting 'singular gradient' error. I have tried multiple different
>> >starting values but always get an error.
> That is not the model you tried to fit. b*x*exp(a) is always
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