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Find Best-Fit Plane command (Generate menu)

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Uses least-squares procedures to find the plane that best fits the data. A least-squares fit is one in which the sum of the square of the errors between the actual data and the plane equation are minimized:

Correlation coefficient

The correlation coefficient presented by DPlot is a measure of how well the plane fits the data. A correlation coefficient of 1.0 denotes a perfect fit. The correlation coefficient is described mathematically as:



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