The PROC HPNLMOD statement invokes the procedure. Table 10.1 summarizes important options in the PROC HPNLMOD statement by function. These and other options in the PROC HPNLMOD statement are then described fully in alphabetical order.
Table 10.1: PROC HPNLMOD Statement Options
Option 
Description 

Basic Options 

Specifies the input data set 

Specifies the output data set 

Output Options 

Specifies the correlation matrix 

Specifies the covariance matrix 

Specifies the correlation matrix of additional estimates 

Specifies the covariance matrix of additional estimates 

Specifies the default degrees of freedom 

Suppresses ODS output 

Suppresses output about iterations within the optimization process 

Optimization Options 

Tunes an absolute function convergence criterion 

Tunes an absolute difference function convergence criterion 

Tunes the absolute gradient convergence criterion 

Tunes the relative function convergence criterion 

Tunes the relative gradient convergence criterion 

Chooses the maximum number of iterations in any optimization 

Specifies the maximum number of function evaluations in any optimization 

Specifies the upper limit seconds of CPU time for any optimization 

Specifies the minimum number of iterations in any optimization 

Selects the optimization technique 

Tolerance Options 

Tunes the general singularity criterion 

UserDefined Format Options 

Specifies a file reference for a format stream 

Specifies a file name for a format stream 
You can specify the following options in the PROC HPNLMOD statement.