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How to calculate errors for fit parameters?

  1. Jan 26, 2014 #1
    I use the least squares method in a small C-programm to fit some data points. But don't know how to get the errors of the calculated parameter.
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  3. Jan 26, 2014 #2


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    You can track how the sum of squares increase if you vary individual parameters (and optimize the other parameters). Alternatively, use existing fit programs, they have that implemented.
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