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==Fitting curves to data==
==Fitting curves to data==
Using [[MacCurveFit]] for OS9
*Python is often used in the lab
*MATLAB is sometimes used
*Using [[MacCurveFit]] for OS9; rarely used

Revision as of 00:53, 27 August 2008


Alex Holcombe
Polly Barr
• Charlie Ludowici
• Kim Ransley
• Ingrid Van Tongeren
William Ngiam
Fahed Jbarah
• Patrick Goodbourn


Skills Checklist
Python Programming
Psychopy/VisionEgg Installation Notes
R analysis,plot,stats
Buttonbox with photocell
Programming Cheat Sheets

The picturing of data allows us to be sensitive not only to the multiple hypotheses that we hold, but to the many more we have not yet thought of, regard as unlikely, or think impossible -- Tukey, 1974 Jody Culham error bars lecture

"If events are dependent (whether causal or not), the aggregate is not going to be Gaussian. "- why?

Fitting curves to data

  • Python is often used in the lab
  • MATLAB is sometimes used
  • Using MacCurveFit for OS9; rarely used