[R] an incredibly trivial question about nls

Bert Gunter gunter.berton at gene.com
Tue Jul 1 22:40:39 CEST 2014

1. Why? What do you think it tells you? (The number of parameters in a
NONlinear model is probably not what you think it is).

2. ?deviance

3. You've been posting all this time and still didn't try
stats:::print.nls  ?? -- which is where you would find the answer.


Bert Gunter
Genentech Nonclinical Biostatistics
(650) 467-7374

"Data is not information. Information is not knowledge. And knowledge
is certainly not wisdom."
Clifford Stoll

On Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 1:27 PM, Erin Hodgess <erinm.hodgess at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello R People:
> I'm having a forest/trees location problem with the output of nls.
> If I save the output to an object, and print the object, it shows, amongst
> other things, the residual sum of squares.  I would like to get that.
> However, when I look at names or str of the object, I can't find the
> residual sum of squares.
> Any help would be much appreciated.
> thanks,
> Erin
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> Associate Professor
> Department of Mathematical and Statistics
> University of Houston - Downtown
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