[R] help for nls

Arne Henningsen ahenningsen at email.uni-kiel.de
Mon Nov 15 16:07:00 CET 2004

Dear Cyrille,

type "?nls" in the R command line. 
This will show you how to use the nls function.

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Best wishes,

On Monday 15 November 2004 14:42, BARNERIAS Cyrille wrote:
> Hello,
> I am beginning with R and I would like to test a non linear model. But I do
> not find exactly wath I am looking for in nls packages (or I do not know
> where to search).
> I would like to try a model like this : y=b * x exp(n)/(a exp(n) + x exp
> (n))
> Where
> a = a0 + a1z
> b= b0 + b1z
> x and z are variables
> y the variable that I am trying to modelise
> a0, a1, b0 and b1 are parameters to determine.
> I am wondering if I can use nls and if so how do I have to write my command
> ?
> Thanks in advance for your help.
> Cyrille Barnérias
> Adjoint au chef d'échelon interrégional de Caen
> Inventaire forestier national
> 73 rue Marie Curie
> 14 200 Hérouville Saint-Clair
> France
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Arne Henningsen
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