Residuals in nonlinear regression

R. D. Cook, Chih Ling Tsai

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Abstract

We employ a quadratic expansion to investigate the behaviour of the ordinary residuals in nonlinear regression. These residuals can produce misleading results when used in diagnostic methods analogous to those for linear regression. We suggest a new type of residual that overcomes many of the potential shortcomings of the ordinary residuals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)23-29
Number of pages7
JournalBiometrika
Volume72
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 1985

Keywords

  • Diagnostic
  • Intrinsic curvature array
  • Projected residual

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