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#1 2014-02-11 22:10:46

Registered: 2014-02-11
Posts: 1

Regression Analysis - Constructing a model with constraints -Help Plz


I am trying to construct a general function/method based on two sets of minimum/maximum data point constraints, which can take on new values in different situations. The only known data for this general function is the starting point (y-axis intercept) and the x-range. The rate of change over time must equal zero, so the amount increased/decreased must be compensated within the x-range. Optimally will vary as little as possible, as long as it meets the constraints.

I would appreciate any advice or suggestions on how to approach this problem as I've had very little success so far. Thank you in advance.


#2 2014-02-11 22:13:00

From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 89,002

Re: Regression Analysis - Constructing a model with constraints -Help Plz

Hi Olafson;

Welcome to the forum. What does the data look like? What kind of regression model do you want?

For me to do anything with your problem I am going to need more information.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.


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