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Estimated Accuracy of Data and Intervals of Admissible Values for Parameters of Fitting Functions

  • Drago Čepar
  • Matija Marolt
  • Zoran Radalj
  • Marijan Ribarič
Conference paper

Abstract

Suppose we know the function f(x,(β1,…,β J ) representing a particular natural law, where β1,…,β J are unknown free parameters to be determined by experiments. The selection of f(x,(β1,…,β J ) depends on physical theory chosen to explain the natural phenomenon considered. Given a set of experimental observations (x i , y i ) of this phenomenon and estimates of their accuracy ɛ i , i = 1,…,N, let our objective be the determination of intervals of admissible values of parameters β1,…,β J that are consistent with the estimated accuracy of experimental data.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Drago Čepar
    • 1
  • Matija Marolt
    • 1
  • Zoran Radalj
    • 1
  • Marijan Ribarič
    • 1
  1. 1.Jožef Stefan InstituteUniversity of LjubljanaLjubljanaSlovenia

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