nlmrt: Functions for Nonlinear Least Squares Solutions

Replacement for nls() tools for working with nonlinear least squares problems. The calling structure is similar to, but much simpler than, that of the nls() function. Moreover, where nls() specifically does NOT deal with small or zero residual problems, nlmrt is quite happy to solve them. It also attempts to be more robust in finding solutions, thereby avoiding 'singular gradient' messages that arise in the Gauss-Newton method within nls(). The Marquardt-Nash approach in nlmrt generally works more reliably to get a solution, though this may be one of a set of possibilities, and may also be statistically unsatisfactory. Added print and summary as of August 28, 2012.

Version: 2016.3.2
Depends: R (≥ 2.15.0)
Suggests: minpack.lm, optimx, Rvmmin, Rcgmin, numDeriv
Published: 2016-03-04
Author: John C. Nash [aut, cre]
Maintainer: John C. Nash <nashjc at>
License: GPL-2
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: NEWS
In views: Optimization
CRAN checks: nlmrt results


Reference manual: nlmrt.pdf
Vignettes: nlmrt Tutorial
Package source: nlmrt_2016.3.2.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: nlmrt_2016.3.2.tgz, r-oldrel: nlmrt_2016.3.2.tgz
Old sources: nlmrt archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: usl


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