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Re: Sphere formula

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  • Subject: [mg109485] Re: Sphere formula
  • From: Ray Koopman <koopman at sfu.ca>
  • Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2010 02:53:49 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <hr65rj$jq6$1@smc.vnet.net> <hr94g0$e4l$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Apr 28, 4:00 am, Ray Koopman <koop... at sfu.ca> wrote:
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> If x, Dimensions[x] = {n,m}, contains the coordinates of n points
> in m dimensions, findcenter[x] will return the coordinates of the
> center of the best-fitting hypersphere (minimum variance of the
> distances of the points from the center).

Correction -- It minimizes the variance of the squared distances.


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