Using the graphical interface¶
On Windows, please extract all files from the downloaded archive, and only then run the (extracted) executable. Running the program directly from the compressed archive will not work.
After opening FITS, the following screen will be visible:
Browse... button near the
Parameters label to load a parameters file (example Parameters file).
The loaded parameters may be viewed using the
From the given parameters, FITS will automatically identify the possible inference mode (in the example below, Fitness inference mode).
To load the data file, click
Browse... near the
Data label just below the
Parameters label. Locate and select the Data file.
FITS expects the data file to be tab-delimited. If using Office Excel, save your worksheet as
tab delimited file.
Verify the content and the format of the file if FITS fails to run.
Actions area, FITS will automatically suggest available actions according to the parameters available in the parameters file.
Go! to perform the selected action. FITS will show a progress bar and estimated time to completion.
The inference results are given in the
Output area. It may be copied to the clipboard (for example, to be pasted into a spreadsheet). Inference output, prior and posterior distributions may be exported to text files.
The inference results are explained in the FITS output page.