[R] Simple linear regression

Ko-Kang Kevin Wang kwan022 at stat.auckland.ac.nz
Thu Jul 10 13:00:00 CEST 2003


On 10 Jul 2003, Gorazd Brumen wrote:

> Date: 10 Jul 2003 12:54:46 +0200
> From: Gorazd Brumen <gbrumen at student.ethz.ch>
> To: R-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Subject: [R] Simple linear regression
> Dear all,
> My friend wants to fit a model of the type
> z = a x^n y^m + b,
> where x, y, z are data and a, b, n, m are unknown parameters. 
> How can he transform this to fit in the linear regression framework? 
> Any help would be appreciated.



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