Publisher description for Nonlinear regression / G.A.F. Seber and C.J. Wild.

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Counter This text/reference provides a broad survey of aspects of model-building and statistical inference. Presents an accessible synthesis of current theoretical literature, requiring only familiarity with linear regression methods. The three chapters on central computational questions comprise a self-contained introduction to unconstrained optimization. Includes many illustrative practical examples.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Regression analysis, Linear models (Statistics)Parameter estimation, Nonlinear theories