[SciPy-user] Fitting a polynomial to data
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Thu Jun 30 16:17:13 CDT 2005
How do you use a linear regression to get the polynomial coefficients?
On 6/30/05, Alan G Isaac <aisaac at american.edu> wrote:
> 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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