Holcombe:Statistics
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(→Fitting curves to data) 
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==Fitting curves to data==  ==Fitting curves to data==  
  *  +  *R is often used in the lab 
+  *Python alone can be used easily, [http://www.scipy.org/Cookbook/FittingData example here]  
*MATLAB is sometimes used  *MATLAB is sometimes used  
*Using [[MacCurveFit]] for OS9; rarely used  *Using [[MacCurveFit]] for OS9; rarely used 
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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
 R is often used in the lab
 Python alone can be used easily, example here
 MATLAB is sometimes used
 Using MacCurveFit for OS9; rarely used