Wanted: Non-linear Reg. w/Excel

Frank R. Gorga gorga at next.duq.edu
Thu Sep 19 13:19:59 EST 1996

Dirk Bornemeier wrote:
> In the distant past (when I used to read this group fairly regularly) I
> remember some postings describing ways that Excel could be used to do
> non-linear regression (using Solver).  I didn't need that then, but now
> that I do I can't find anything about it from web searches, Microsoft,
> Baarns, etc..  Help ...
> I don't need someone to tell me this _can_ be done in theory - I know it
> can - I'm hoping to find someone who has alerady done this and is willing
> to 'give it away'.
Take a look at this reference:

Walsh, S. & Diamond, D. (1995) Talenta, 42(4): 561-572 

It deals with nonlinear curve fitting & Excel in the context of
analytical chemistry, but the principle is directly applicable to
biochemical data.

Good luck,

--- F.R. Gorga

Frank R. Gorga, Ph.D.
Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
412-396-5858 / 412-396-5683 (fax)
gorga at next.duq.edu

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