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New One for MM, and AI Enthusiasts: How to fit an arbitrary set of data with one parameter.
https://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2018/05/how-to-draw-an-elephant-using-trigonometry/

As long as you pick your value of θ with extreme precision, this equation will provide a fit of any data, no matter how complex. Piantadosi demonstrates how this works by fitting a scatterplot of an elephant:


Neato.

Here's the original paper - "One parameter is always enough". (6 page .pdf)

Cheers,
Scott.
New Neat. And thanks so much for the link to the original paper!
bcnu,
Mikem

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     One for MM, and AI Enthusiasts: How to fit an arbitrary set of data with one parameter. - (Another Scott) - (1)
         Neat. And thanks so much for the link to the original paper! -NT - (mmoffitt)

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