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Least Squares Optimised Fit Using Python— A Basic Guide

Model vs data

How do we choose a reasonable starting point when modeling some data? In the context of statistical inference, this question takes on a prominent dimension as we typically begin our analysis with a fairly simple model that represents the system or process, with reasonable accuracy. This model can then be used to perform a nested sampling operation or equivalent such that we obtain a posterior…

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