Re: Linear regression, error on both vaules x and y

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg70078] Re: [mg70013] Linear regression, error on both vaules x and y*From*: "Chris Chiasson" <chris at chiasson.name>*Date*: Mon, 2 Oct 2006 00:34:00 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <200609300912.FAA13152@smc.vnet.net>

How would you do it without Mathematica if you only had a few data points? On 9/30/06, Ralph Kube <ralph.kube at rwth-aachen.de> wrote: > Hi, > I measured the hall-current of a Ge-semiconductor. The experiment > yielded data for the current and for the voltage, both with their > own error. Both measurements are uncorrelated. > Now both the voltage and the current have individual uncertainties due > to the method of measurement. > How can I perform a linear fit of this dataset and incorporate both errors? > Ralph Kube > > -- http://chris.chiasson.name/