[SciPy-user] Fitting a polynomial to data

CJ Fleck list.cj at gmail.com
Thu Jun 30 16:33:22 CDT 2005


I see it now.  Yes you are correct.  Thanks much.

On 6/30/05, Alan G Isaac <aisaac at american.edu> wrote:
> On Thu, 30 Jun 2005, Fernando Perez apparently wrote:
> > p = (XT*X)^-1 * XT * y
> 
> Which is of course the ordinary least squares solution.
> I note this only because the discussion seemed to
> suggest that something special about polynomials was
> about to be exploited in producing the solution,
> but that something seems only to be the automatic
> production of the data matrix (and not any subsequent
> computations). Correct?
> 
> Cheers,
> Alan Isaac
> 
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