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Re: Fitting the solution of a differential equation to a data set


Many thanks to all of you.
All the answers provided useful ideas and interesting points for further reading.
As always (... unfortunately ...), the most direct way to a solution of my problem was a kind "RTFM"
(Thank you, J=F6rg ;-) ).

So this thread can be considered as "solved".

Kind regards
Timm

On 21.10.2010, at 17:49, Joerg Roesgen wrote:

> Hi Timm,
>
> you can use FindFit. Under FindFit in the documentation you have Applications -> Differential Equations. This is probably what you want to read.
>
> Best,
> J=F6rg
>
> On Oct 21, 2010, at 7:01 , Timm Florian Gloger wrote:
>
>> Hi list,
>>
>> given a set of data (e.g. {x,y} pairs) and a theoretical model described by
>> a differential equation (with some free parameters) that cannot be solve d analytically, I am searching for
>> a way to somehow use Mathematica to fit the numerical solution of the equation
>> to the data set.
>>
>> Unfortunately I failed to utilize FindFit and NDSolve on this behalf (which might very well be due to my lack
>> of experience with Mathematica...).
>> Any suggestions on how to do this?
>>
>> Kind regards,
>> Timm
>>
>


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