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Re: curvefit Q

"Pavel A. Romashkin" <pavel.romashkin@noaa.gov> writes:

> Craig Markwardt wrote:
> > your best bet is to read the section on
> > confidence regions in Numerical Recipes, and then proceed to make a
> > confidence grid.
> I tried to read that more than once. Well, after all I never said I am
> not brain dead. I ended up calculating my own confidence band stuff, and
> I try not to quote it unless I *really* have to :-(

The code in Numerical Recipes may not always be great, but the
theoretical discussions are often useful, at least in an overview
sense.  Another worthwhile reference for confidence intervals is
Bevington chapter 11, but NR is a little more nitty-gritty.


Craig B. Markwardt, Ph.D.         EMAIL:    craigmnet@cow.physics.wisc.edu
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