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

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  • 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
>
>


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