Monthly Archives: September 2018

Curve Fitting—from XKCD

For engineers, and anyone else who works with data for a living, it doesn’t get much better than this:  Curve-Fitting from XKCD.

I have seen a surprising number of “Hey, I Did A Regression” plots over the years.  Lines, shallow slope, with R-squared values of 10-20%.

Sometimes we just want to believe.