[SciPy-user] nonlinear fit with non uniform error?
Thu Jun 21 04:24:58 CDT 2007
Sorry, but I am quite a noob in serious data analysis (degree in
molecular biology, sigh)...
> The easiest solution is to rescale your y values by the uncertainties
> before doing the fit.
What do you mean by that?
> Now, if your errors are not Gaussian, least-squares is no longer the
> correct approach and your life becomes more difficult...
In which sense not Gaussian? In the sense that for each point, the
uncertainity is not Gaussian distributed? It should at least with good
approximation be. If it is in another sense, please explain...
University of Bologna
Department of Biochemistry "G.Moruzzi"
Via Irnerio 48, 40126 Bologna, Italy
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