[R] invalid type (list) for variable 'y' in library minpack.lm
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Thu Jun 25 16:52:11 CEST 2020
"These other questions seem good and
interesting, I hope someone else can answer
Perhaps, but not appropriate for this list, imo. Statistics issue mostly
belong elsewhere, e.g. on stats.stackexchange.com.
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On Thu, Jun 25, 2020 at 4:25 AM Rasmus Liland <jral using posteo.no> wrote:
> Dear Luigi,
> On 2020-06-25 12:18 +0200, Luigi Marongiu wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I am trying to find the best fit to a
> > function for epidemic analysis.
> > I am trying with the package minpack.lm but
> > I don't really know how to use it.
> Me neither ...
> > So I have some questions:
> > - how to solve the list problem? (what is
> > the input for nlsLM? I have a vector with
> > the actual values, shall I convert in a
> > dataframe?)
> I got past the error by give
> minpack.lm::nlsLM X and Y in a data.frame
> formula = y~(a*x^2)/(b^2 + x^2),
> start=c(a=A, b=B),
> data=data.frame(x=X, y=Y))
> as per ?minpack.lm::nlsLM:
> data: an optional data frame in which to evaluate the variables
> in‘formula’ and ‘weights’. Can also be a list or an
> environment, but not a matrix.
> > - how to avoid infinitives?
> > - is there another function other than
> > nlsLM that I should use?
> > - is there another function that could fit
> > a sigmoid profile other than Holling type
> > III?
> These other questions seem good and
> interesting, I hope someone else can answer
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