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Non Linear Regression Starting Points

asked 2011-05-05 09:55:02 +0000

jkb gravatar image

What is a good strategy for selecting starting points when setting up a nonlinear regression problem?

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answered 2011-05-07 11:52:11 +0000

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This depends on what sort of model you are fitting but if you really can't establish this from knowledge of the data + model you are fitting some self starting techniques include a grid search, quadratic regression or even using linear least squares to get some initial coefficients.

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