Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy

, Volume 64, Issue 3, pp 273–275 | Cite as

Generalized ‘dependencies’ and parameter variance

  • Heinrich Eichhorn
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Abstract

The ‘autodependence’, (a special case of the — now quite obsolete — ‘dependences’, which had been introduced for very specialized astrometric purposes) is proportional to the parameter variance which is the expectation of the variance of the systematic error of a function evaluated with estimated parameters.

Key words

data adjustment parameter variance dependences 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Heinrich Eichhorn
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  1. 1.Universitätssternwarte Wien, Türkenschanzstraβe 17WienAustria

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