[SciPy-user] robustfit

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Tue Mar 8 01:16:29 CST 2005

Steve Schmerler wrote:
> Hi developers
> I wonder if there are plans to implement a routine in scipy.stats 
> similar to MATLAB's robustfit() function which handels outliers in a 
> data set by iteratively adjusting a residual weight array.

I don't think anyone has any concrete plans to do so. Can you provide 
any documentation about the specific algorithm you'd like to see? I've 
encountered any number of such beasts (and don't trust any of them!).

Robert Kern
rkern at ucsd.edu

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