[R] Exporting the formula for a LOESS fit

Peter Alspach Peter.Alspach at plantandfood.co.nz
Fri Sep 11 04:45:29 CEST 2009

Tena koe

Loess uses local fitting: "Fitting is done locally.  That is, for the
fit at point x, the fit is made using points in a neighbourhood of x,
weighted by their distance from x" (from the help).  That is, there is
no single formula to describe the fit.

HTH ....

Peter Alspach

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> Subject: [R] Exporting the formula for a LOESS fit
> I'm at my wit's end, and have searched all of my sources. I 
> need to generate a relatively large number of individual 
> LOESS fits each month of data (I have about 16 months of 
> data). Fitting the polynomial is not my problem, figuring out 
> what the formula that describes that polynomial is. apologies 
> in advance if this is so simple, but I need a hand here. Thanks. 
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