[SciPy-user] Curve fitting and LaTeX output

Anand Patil anand.prabhakar.patil@gmail....
Thu Aug 28 03:49:55 CDT 2008


You can also use rpy, http://rpy.sourceforge.net/, to get the R table as a
string straight from Python. Here's a very rough, non-working schematic of
how it would go:
from rpy import r
mystring = r.lm_fit(blablabla)
f = file('table.tex','w')
f.write(mystring)

Anand


On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 3:09 AM, David Lonie <loniedavid@gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm using the scipy package to analyze data from my research. I'm
> running into a couple problems I'd like some help with. 2 questions:
>
> 1) Curve fitting -- I have found linregress for linear functions,
> polyfit for polynomial fits, and a description of using lstsq to fit
> data that linearly depends on x. Is there a way to fit a curve of the
> form, for example, y = a + b^x? I don't mind a RTFM response to this,
> just please let me know which FM to R, because I can't find anything
> :)
>
> 2) LaTeX output -- I remember using R for stats before, but I'd like
> to avoid going back to it if possible. IIRC it had the ability to
> output latex tables, etc. that could be inserted into a document via
> \input{} (I think). Is there a python module that provides a similar
> output interface?
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Dave
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