Questions on the use of Mathematica to construct models for approximating empirical data.

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NonlinearModelFit errors and precision [on hold]

For this problem, I use a data set, which I've made available here. ...
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R^2 values for piecewise regression

So I've used NonlinearModelFit on a Piecewise function and gotten a nice little piecewise regression. This is what my code looks like: ...
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Binomial Regression where n > 1

I am not well versed in Generalized Linear Models, but am trying to use this approach to model some discrete data. I have binomial data where the sample size for each observation is the same size, ...
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OLS Estimation - Computational results vs. calculation by hand [on hold]

I calculated the OLS estimators for a data set by hand using $$\hat\beta=(X^TX)^{-1}X^Ty$$ If I check my results with Mathematica I get different results. I'm quite sure that I didn't make any ...
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NonlinearModelFit giving message NonlinearModelFit::nrlnum: [on hold]

I'm trying to fit my data using NonlinearModelFit, but I keep getting errors that I don't quite understand how to correct ...
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Non Linear Model Fit (Division by Zero Error Message)

Can someone please tell me why this expression returns error messages about division by zero. ...
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What is the role of the pattern object in this implementation?

In the documentation I found a nice idiom which allows me to do model fitting with interpolating functions. I think this kind of thing is amazing and a credit to the utility of an environment like ...
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Fitting problem: InterpolatingFunction can not be localised

I got simple data looking as follows {{541.447, 311752.}, {540.359, 311723.},.. I tried to fit it in mathematica for the first time with a function that usually ...
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Which one will gives best fitting result?

I want to find out the parameters A, B, and C of the ...
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P-Values are inconsistent when using DistributionFitTest repeatedly

I am attempting to become more familiar with the DistributionFitTest, specifically the distributions it yields and their fittedness. What I have found is that when I generate random data, fit it, and ...
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What does LinearModelFit depend on except for its arguments?

I thought this would be always true, but most likely it returns false. ...
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NonlinearModelFit: fit a vector-valued function to a data vector

I have a vector of data points: data = 10 Sin[#/10] + RandomVariate@NormalDistribution[] & /@ Range[200]; And I have model that provides the complete ...
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Substituting ParametricNDSolve for NDSolve

This is my first post so let me know if I need to format things differently. I have been using NDSolve for most problems which optimize parameters for ODEs. I believe that ParametricNDSolve would be ...
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Finding values of a variable fitting a function and minimizing a list of expressions

I am trying to implement bootstrapping (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bootstrapping_(finance)) of CDS curve. To implement it I am trying to minimize a series of expressions so that each expression is ...
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non linear Least Squares with model function given by ODE's

I have to fit to experimental data a model function given by a linear combination of functions y1(t) and y2(t) a1*y1(t) + a2*y2(t) with a1 and a2 ...
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How does Mathematica estimate error on fit parameters?

When performing a fit using NonlinearModelFit (or any of Mathematica fitting functions, but I am particularly interested in nonlinear models), Mathematica makes a ...
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How does Mma compute Confidence Intervals?

I am trying to understand how Mma computes the Confidence Intervals after a NonlinearModelFit. Consider the following example: ...
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LogitModelFit bias term when using design matrix

I'm using the LogitModelFit function with a 32-columns design matrix and 0 or 1 output vector: LogitModelFit[{datax, datay}]. ...
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Fitting data to a complicated function

So, where to begin. I have a certain dataset that I want to fit to a function. However, the function is rather complicated (matrix inversions, linearsolve) and does in general not have a closed form ...
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Fitting data to a circle with FindFit

I'm currently trying to use the Mathematica's FindFit command to fit a curve of some data to the bottom half of a circle. The data is of the form ...
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Precision of LinearModelFit with Polynomials

I have a Problem regarding the fit of given points with a polynomial up to the fifth degree. tableofvalues=Import["tableofvalues.csv"] My polynomial is: ...
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Custom Methods for NMinimize/NonLinearModelFit

Is there a way to write custom methods for NonLinearModelFit or NMinimize? To give background, I currently have a batch of code ...
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Trouble fitting with NonlinearModelFit

I'am having a bit of a headache comparing the results from the NonlinearModelFit to a particular dataset. I have the following dataset, ...
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Find the best fitting function for some experimental data

I am almost new in Mathematica, and so I have some problems that may appear basic for you. I am given a set of data taken from an experiment. I am supposed to find the curve that best fits them. The ...
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FindDistributionParameters and Hypothesis Testing

Please excuse me if I am making any logical error in posting this question since I am not a math major. However, let me post my question. I am trying to fit multivariate parametric distribution to ...
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Implementation of smoothing splines function

I have some problems by writing a module for spline smoothing. Actually i am trying for about two weeks. My listing is here: ...
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how to find curve fitting parameters without an explicit relation between x and y?

Let's say I have some experimental data (x,y) and I want to find some fitting parameters. But in my mathematical model, the fitting parameter are not in a simple equation that relates x and y. For ...
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How to make a twice-differentiable function that approximates some data?

I have some time series data that I would like to approximate with a twice-differentiable function. Each time series has ~10,000 datapoints, so I definitely do not want a function that passes through ...
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Fitting a theoretical density function with log-return sample

I am working on a exercise to fit a theoretical density function,presented below, with log-return series of a stock. $\frac{1}{2}a e^{a(x-\mu)} \quad \text{if x } < \mu $ or $ ...
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Find fit of an experimental PDF

After quite some struggle, I managed to put up a code that is syntaxically correct. The goal is to find the parameters for a gamma distribution that best match experimental data. The data is a set of ...
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How to determine a function that fits a geological model

I have a problem. I am currently working on a code that works by comparing data (real or synthetic) to an earth model (described by earth layers, or in this particular, velocity (...
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Fitting points to tilted, off-center ellipse

I have 24 x-y points that are supposed to form an ellipse. ...
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Apply NonlinearModelFit to an image

I have several images (in FITS format), which I want to fit with a 2D-Gaussian distribution. The problem is that NonlinearModelFit expects data in the form of a ...
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Fit linear data with weights for y and x in LinearModelFit

I am quite new using Mathematica, I hope someone could give me some help. I have a set of {x, y} data and I have a list of {deltaX, deltaY} standard deviation. I would like to fit my data taking into ...
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How to fit 3 data sets to a model of 4 differential equations?

I'm a biologist and a newbie in Mathematica. I want to fit three data sets to a model consisting of four differential equations and 10 parameters. I want to find the parameters best fitting to my ...
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ODE fitting to dataset

So, I have a ODE system, it is a complex biochemical kinetic mechanism with six species changing over time. ...
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How to fit one distribution to another?

I have a custom distribution created to model some experimental observations. While too complicated to include in this question, I can provide an example and some illustrations to convey a sense of ...
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FindDistributionParameters gives an error for a mixture of user defined sinh-arcsinh distributions

I have some data (1593 values). I first binned it using the Knuth rule and fitted a function that is a linear combination of two sinh-arcsinh functions. I then ...
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Fitting data to plot using errors as weights

I have some enzyme kinetics data that I want to fit to the Michaelis-Menten curve in order to obtain the kinetic parameters of the enzyme. Is it meaningful, statistically and functionally speaking, ...
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Solve an integral equation: to fit the given data with an integral of two functions?

I am trying to find an efficient way to solve the following equation $$h\left(b\right)=\int_{0}^{b}f\left(\frac{b-c}{1-c}\right)\frac{g\left(c\right)}{1-c}dc$$ where for $h(b)$ I have the data ...
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How to fit a surface to 3D data in Mathematica?

I have a set of data coordinates which is mostly compatible with an Ellipsoid: {{x1,y1,z1},{x2,y2,z2}, ... , {xn,yn,zn}} Now I want to find the best 3d volume ...
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Intersection of a ListPlot3D surface with a plane

I'm trying to use Mathematica to analyze some physics data from an experiment, more precisely, I have to fit a 2D data series with a one dimension function. At the moment I'm able to load and plot ...
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Multiple Linear Regression - obtaining equation with constant term

I am trying to use the LinearModelFit function to obtain a linear regression of my 5 inputs for my single output. I have the input data: ...
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Is it possible to monitor the sum of squared errors in a NonlinearModelFit or FindFit procedure during the process?

Since fitting procedures using NonlinearModelFit (or FindFit) sometimes take very long, I would like to monitor the sum of ...