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jacaalgo
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How to get the parameters of a bivariate normal density ellipse?

I would like to be able to extract the parameters of an ellipse drawn in a bivariate plot. By parameters I mean, the long and short axes and direction of the long axis, not just means and std devs. Is there a way?

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Craige_Hales
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Re: How to get the parameters of a bivariate normal density ellipse?

Ellipse

may be what you need.

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jacaalgo
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Re: How to get the parameters of a bivariate normal density ellipse?

Craige, thanks for your reply. This helps a lot!