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Example of fitting with a linear function, using TLinearFitter This example is for a TGraphErrors, but it can also be used when fitting a histogram, a TGraph2D or a TMultiGraph

Minimizer is Linear / Migrad
Chi2 = 36.5406
NDf = 36
p0 = -7.07142 +/- 0.0233493
p1 = -0.0194368 +/- 0.0354128
p2 = 2.03968 +/- 0.0136149
p3 = 1.00594 +/- 0.0139068
Minimizer is Linear / Migrad
Chi2 = 46.7362
NDf = 38
p0 = 1.0005 +/- 0.0242765
p1 = 0.985942 +/- 0.0279149
Minimizer is Linear / Migrad
Chi2 = 43.6161
NDf = 38
p0 = -2.04095 +/- 0.0220454
p1 = 1.01171 +/- 0.00904363
#include "TGraphErrors.h"
#include "TF1.h"
#include "TRandom.h"
#include "TCanvas.h"
#include "TLegend.h"
#include "TMath.h"
void makePoints(int n, double *x, double *y, double *e, int p);
void fitLinear()
int n = 40;
double *x = new double[n];
double *y = new double[n];
double *e = new double[n];
TCanvas *myc = new TCanvas("myc",
"Fitting 3 TGraphErrors with linear functions");
//Generate points along a 3rd degree polynomial:
makePoints(n, x, y, e, 3);
TGraphErrors *gre3 = new TGraphErrors(n, x, y, 0, e);
//Fit the graph with the predefined "pol3" function
//Access the fit results
TF1 *f3 = gre3->GetFunction("pol3");
//Generate points along a sin(x)+sin(2x) function
makePoints(n, x, y, e, 2);
TGraphErrors *gre2=new TGraphErrors(n, x, y, 0, e);
//The fitting function can be predefined and passed to the Fit function
//The "++" mean that the linear fitter should be used, and the following
//formula is equivalent to "[0]*sin(x) + [1]*sin(2*x)"
//A function, defined this way, is in no way different from any other TF1,
//it can be evaluated, drawn, you can get its parameters, etc.
//The fit result (parameter values, parameter errors, chisquare, etc) are
//written into the fitting function.
TF1 *f2 = new TF1("f2", "sin(x) ++ sin(2*x)", -2, 2);
f2 = gre2->GetFunction("f2");
//Generate points along a -2+exp(-x) function
makePoints(n, x, y, e, 4);
TGraphErrors *gre4=new TGraphErrors(n, x, y, 0, e);
//If you don't want to define the function, you can just pass the string
//with the formula:
gre4->Fit("1 ++ exp(-x)");
//Access the fit results:
TF1 *f4 = gre4->GetFunction("1 ++ exp(-x)");
TLegend *leg = new TLegend(0.3, 0.7, 0.65, 0.9);
leg->AddEntry(gre3, " -7 + 2*x*x + x*x*x", "p");
leg->AddEntry(gre2, "sin(x) + sin(2*x)", "p");
leg->AddEntry(gre4, "-2 + exp(-x)", "p");
void makePoints(int n, double *x, double *y, double *e, int p)
int i;
if (p==2) {
for (i=0; i<n; i++) {
x[i] = r.Uniform(-2, 2);
y[i]=TMath::Sin(x[i]) + TMath::Sin(2*x[i]) + r.Gaus()*0.1;
e[i] = 0.1;
if (p==3) {
for (i=0; i<n; i++) {
x[i] = r.Uniform(-2, 2);
y[i] = -7 + 2*x[i]*x[i] + x[i]*x[i]*x[i]+ r.Gaus()*0.1;
e[i] = 0.1;
if (p==4) {
for (i=0; i<n; i++) {
x[i] = r.Uniform(-2, 2);
y[i]=-2 + TMath::Exp(-x[i]) + r.Gaus()*0.1;
e[i] = 0.1;
#define e(i)
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Set the line color.
Definition: TAttLine.h:40
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Set the marker color.
Definition: TAttMarker.h:38
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Definition: TCanvas.h:23
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Definition: TGraphErrors.h:26
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Draw this graph with its current attributes.
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Definition in file fitLinear.C.