[Numpy-discussion] 3d ODR

Christian K. ckkart@hoc....
Fri Jun 17 03:16:44 CDT 2011

Robert Kern <robert.kern <at> gmail.com> writes:

> On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 06:28, Christian K. <ckkart <at> hoc.net> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I need to do fit a 3d surface to a point cloud. This sounds like a job for 
> > orthogonal distance regression. Does anybody know of an implementation?
> As eat points out, scipy.odr should do the job nicely. You should read
> at least part of the ODRPACK User's Guide in addition to the scipy
> docs for it:

Thank you both! I must admit that I was ignorant about the fact that scipy.odr 
can also handle multidimensional data.


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