Overview of stats[fit] Subpackage

Calling Sequence


stats[fit][command](arguments)
command(arguments)


Description


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The stats[fit] subpackage provides a tool for fitting curves to statistical data.

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Each command in the stats[fit] package can be accessed by using either the long form or the short form of the command name in the command calling sequence.



List of stats[fit] Subpackage Commands


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The following is a list of available commands.

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Some commands either require or use parameters in addition to the data given as arguments. These parameters appear as an index to the command name. See below for some examples.

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If a particular call cannot be evaluated, for example trying to find the mode of a statistical list that contains a nonnumerical entry, then the call is returned unevaluated. Information is provided in the variable `stats/lasterror` why a call was not evaluated. Also, this information is automatically given if infolevel[stats] has been set to a value greater than or equal to one, prior to the unsuccessful call.



Examples


Important: The stats package has been deprecated. Use the superseding package Statistics instead.
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this example uses the defaults to fit the data to the curve y=a*x+b
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 (1) 
This is the same as
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One can also specify nonlinear curves  as long as the unknown parameters appear linearly
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