[SciPy-user] nonlinear fit with non uniform error?

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Thu Jun 21 23:28:47 CDT 2007

Christian K wrote:
> Robert Kern wrote:
>> Christian K wrote:
>>> Is that the way scipy.odr handles the weights?
>> The weighted sum of the residuals is the value that is minimized. I like
>> formulating the problem that way rather than going through the details of the
>> linear case. I think it's more direct this way.
> I see. So then the same limitation applies: the error has to be gaussian, right?

Yes, of course.

Robert Kern

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