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Re: Fitting Explicit Functions

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  • Subject: [mg6825] Re: [mg6780] Fitting Explicit Functions
  • From: culman at MPS.OHIO-STATE.EDU
  • Date: Mon, 21 Apr 1997 02:03:20 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

On Fri, 18 Apr 1997, Richard Finley wrote:

> Todd, 
> I don't know the form of your data or the range, but it would seem a lot
> more straightforward if you used an explicit form of your equation which is
> simply:
> y = -(x/b) Log[x]  
> in which case you should be able to use the standard L-M algorithm. 

Dear Richard,

	Thanks for your suggestion. Of course, you are correct. I 
actually greatly simplified the problem in the post. In the real problem, 
there is no explicit form of the equation.

Best regards,


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