Re: [ploticus] Digest Number 365 - integrate/fit function
> Subject: RE: Digest Number 364 - integrate functionUnless you have a priori knowledge that the data should fit
> > Do NOT fit a polynomial and use it to estimate the
> > intrgral.
> Why do you say that particularly?
> Sorry I am getting a bit off-topic here...
a particular degree polynomial, fitting a polynomial will
generally produce a fit inappropriate to the data - too low
a degree will smooth too much and too large a degree will
produce large variations.
Perhaps a spline fit ...