Ellipse fitting in python?
rkern at ucsd.edu
Thu Jul 15 21:23:17 CEST 2004
Helmut Jarausch wrote:
> Ron Kneusel wrote:
>> Is there a python package out there that supports fitting a set of 2D
>> points to an ellipse? I haven't been able to find one.
> It's not so easy; it's a nonlinear orthogonal distance regression problem.
> I know of a FORTRAN package and I myself have a (more general) package
> in Scilab ( a Matlab "clone" )
I wrote a wrapper to the FORTRAN ODRPACK.
> If you have just a few datasets, I'll compute a fit for you.
> But implementing it in Python would be much work.
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