NLSstLfAsymptote {stats}R Documentation

Horizontal Asymptote on the Left Side

Description

Provide an initial guess at the horizontal asymptote on the left side (i.e., small values of x) of the graph of y versus x from the xy object. Primarily used within initial functions for self-starting nonlinear regression models.

Usage

NLSstLfAsymptote(xy)

Arguments

xy a sortedXyData object

Value

A single numeric value estimating the horizontal asymptote for small x.

Author(s)

Jose Pinheiro and Douglas Bates

See Also

sortedXyData, NLSstClosestX, NLSstRtAsymptote, selfStart

Examples

DNase.2 <- DNase[ DNase$Run == "2", ]
DN.srt <- sortedXyData( expression(log(conc)), expression(density), DNase.2 )
NLSstLfAsymptote( DN.srt )

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