Have a look at our newly updated YouTube channel – we’ve added 2 new videos today, an introduction to FlexParamCurve and a subsequent tutorial.

In the introductory video, Steve Oswald (Penn State) and Andre Chiaradia (Phillip Island) discuss how ‘FlexParamCurve’ makes nonlinear curve fitting accessible for non-monotonic parametric curves, through automated curve selection and parametrisation in a mixed effects model framework. They visit Phillip Island’s Penguin Parade to introduce avian growth as one application.

In the R tutorial, Steve walks us through coded examples of FlexParamCurve’s main functionality: selecting which curve to use, fitting/plotting, and analyzing in nlme().

You can view their FREELY AVAILABLE application article here: FlexParamCurve: R package for flexible fitting of nonlinear parametric curves.