Mishra, SK (2007): Performance of Differential Evolution Method in Least Squares Fitting of Some Typical Nonlinear Curves.
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No foolproof method exists to fit nonlinear curves to data or estimate the parameters of an intrinsically nonlinear function. Some methods succeed at solving a set of problems but fail at the others. The Differential Evolution (DE) method of global optimization is an upcoming method that has shown its power to solve difficult nonlinear optimization problems. In this study we use the DE to solve some nonlinear least squares problems given by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), US Department of Commerce, USA and some other challenge problems posed by the CPC-X Software (the makers of the AUTO2FIT software). The DE solves the test problems given by the NIST and most of the challenge problems posed by the CPC-X, doing marginally better than the AUTO2FIT software in a few cases.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong (India)|
|Original Title:||Performance of Differential Evolution Method in Least Squares Fitting of Some Typical Nonlinear Curves|
|Keywords:||Nonlinear least squares; curve fitting; Differential Evolution; global optimization; AUTO2FIT; CPC-X Software; NIST; National Institute of Standards and Technology; test problems|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C6 - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling > C63 - Computational Techniques; Simulation Modeling
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General > C13 - Estimation: General
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C6 - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling > C61 - Optimization Techniques; Programming Models; Dynamic Analysis
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2 - Single Equation Models; Single Variables > C20 - General
|Depositing User:||Sudhanshu Kumar Mishra|
|Date Deposited:||31. Aug 2007|
|Last Modified:||19. Feb 2013 03:05|
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