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

jacaalgo

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May 10, 2013

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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Mar 21, 2013

Ellipse

may be what you need.

Craige
jacaalgo

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May 10, 2013

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