# Fit of multiple data sets

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Hello everyone,

I have a problem in making a fit of some set of data. I have 4 arrays of data: the first is my x-axis while the other three are my y-axes. I want to fit the y-arrays with the same function but i want only one set of parameters to fit the three arrays.

My fitting function is the subsequent:

where . My fitting parameters are and each y-array is referred to a different value of T.

How can i write the code for this kind of fit?

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Star Strider
on 30 Mar 2021

That is relatively straightforward. If your objective function outputs only one vector (as opposed to three), concatenate the dependent variables in one vector, create a matching independent variable vector, then use whatever nonlinear paramerer estimation routine you want to estimate the parameters.

It would help to have your data and the and m values.

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Star Strider
on 31 Mar 2021

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William Rose
on 30 Mar 2021

@Star Strider is right. Specifically, if your data is in array A, and if A has N rows x 4 columns, and the columns are x, y1, y2, y3, and the 3 temps are T1, T2, T3, then do

B=[A(:,1),ones(N,1)*T1,A(:,2); A(:,1),ones(N,1)*T2,A(:,3); A(:,1),ones(N,1)*T3,A(:,4)];

The above command turns your Nx4 array into 3*N by 3 array. Note the use of commas and semicolons in the line above. I inserted a column for temperature. The first N rows have temp T1, the next N rows have temp T2, etc. Then you fit it all at once as @Star Strider said.

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