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Can I get a better fit to data

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Use of fmincon with objective function as m-file

I am finding parameters for a model. I thought the best thing was to define the objective function that I wiah to minimise as f...

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Can we get functions from the curve fitting toolbox?

I am using the curve fitting toolbox and I have some data that I want to create a function from. I am using a spline function to...

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Solving PDEs with mixed derivatives

Suppose I have an equation of the form: Can I use pdepe to solve that equation as is, or do I have to do a co-ordinate tran...

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answersImplementing Crank Nicholson in spherical setting

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Implementing Crank Nicholson in spherical setting

I am trying to solve the spherical diffusion equation using the Crank-Nicholson method. I think that I understand the method, I ...

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Code doesn't terminate in the way that I want

I have a loop which changes the value of a vector at each iteration of the loop. I don't want the values in the loop to get grea...

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My implemetation for Newton's method doesn't seem to be working

My goal is to solve the following set of nonlinear equations: for this I use the Newton method in the form: The code t...

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I want to do a 1D integral of some 2D data

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Speeding up pdepe calculation

I have a pdepe bit of code I want to speed up if I can. I have a (typically) 400x800 array as a source term, the code I'm curren...

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Importing a two variable function into pdepe

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Empirical source terms with PDEPE

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How do I include a user specified hessian function for fmincon?

I am working on an optimisation code and I have a Hessian function I wish fmincon to use. I'm currently having trouble trying to...

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answerIs it possible to store the intermediate values of fmincon?

So I had to do a lot of searching and turns out that this is possible without downloading code. The key was to use 'OutputFcn' i...

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Is it possible to store the intermediate values of fmincon?

If I'm runnning fmincon, and I want to see the values of the parameters at each iteration, is there a way to do this? The docum...

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Defining a stopping criterion for fmincon

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Objective function doesn't converge but jumps around

I have been trying to complete an optimisation problem. I am looking at radial heat diffusion on a cylinder. I want to tackle it...

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Crank Nicholson method for cylindrical co-ordinates

I am trying to solve the heat equation in cylindrical co-ordinates using the Crank-Nicholson method, the basic equation along wi...

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Converting anonymous function to a matrix

I have a function of the form: , which I want to evaluate. I could do this old school with a double loop but that would take t...

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Diagonal matrices with spdiags

I'm working on a numerical solution to an equation and as part of this I have to solve a matrix solution. The system of equation...

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Is there a way of removing these for loops to speed up my code?

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I have: Error using bsxfun Non-singleton dimensions of the two input arrays must match each other.

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Interp1 returns NaN for a value

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Tracking the size of a variable

Hi, I have a vector of length 200. When I run my program it somehow halfs in length, and I have no idea why. Is there a way of ...

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answerNot enough input arguments when doing global optinisation

I've seen what I need to do. The set up of the function is different to lsqcurvefit: I had to define the function as: fun = ...

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Not enough input arguments when doing global optinisation

I am trying to use the global optimisation toolbox to find some parameters which will make a computed curve overlay some experim...

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lsqcurvefit doesn't curve fit

I have a model which I want to paramtrise using lsqcurvefit. I have 10 parameters that I must find and I have 10 pieces of data ...

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Error using lsqcurvefit (line 262) Function value and YDATA sizes are not equal.

I am using the following code: %Import data as time and voltage: load VoltageData.mat; load('OCP_Cathode.mat'); %Load the O...

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Finding the multiple zeros within a prescribed interval

I wish to solve the nonlinar function: =0 within a prescribed interval, say (0,100] say, I'm aware of usi...

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Optimisation of parameters in a PDE

Hi, Suppose I am dealing with the heat equation: ∂T/∂t=α∂^2T/∂x^2 and I have some data which I want to fit it to and determ...

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