[SciPy-user] Fitting a polynomial to data
Alan G Isaac
aisaac at american.edu
Thu Jun 30 15:51:50 CDT 2005
On Thu, 30 Jun 2005, CJ Fleck apparently wrote:
> I have some data points that I'd like to fit a polynomial to. I have
> a gut feeling that this can be done with scipy, but I'm not sure how.
> Admitadly, my math skills are a bit lacking and I'm not real sure how
> to go about it.
You can certainly do this in scipy:
you can just use a linear regression
to get the polynomial coefficients.
You can also use a polynomial fitting function
in Scientific Python, if I recall.
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