Tangential and Curvilinear Coordinates in Nonlinear Regression

  • A. T. James


The discrepancy between tangential and curvilinear coordinates in nonlinear regression is illustrated by a calculation and plot for a specific example. The implications for computing and inference are discussed.


Taylor Series Nonlinear Regression Solution Locus Tangent Plane Coordinate Line 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. T. James
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  1. 1.Department of StatisticsThe University of AdelaideAdelaideAustralia

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