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Re: st: Built-in knot selection for splines?

From   Maarten Buis <>
Subject   Re: st: Built-in knot selection for splines?
Date   Fri, 19 Aug 2011 16:39:15 +0200

On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 4:32 PM, Tatyana Deryugina wrote:
> Is there a built-in command in Stata to implement nonlinear
> optimization for spline placement? I'm using a simple linear spline
> with two knots in a linear regression and need to compute the optimal
> knot placement. I know that knot placement is typically very
> important, but I need to do this to replicate someone else's work.


Hope this helps,

Maarten L. Buis
Institut fuer Soziologie
Universitaet Tuebingen
Wilhelmstrasse 36
72074 Tuebingen
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