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Doing least squares: perspectives from Gauss and Yule

Aldrich, J. (1998) Doing least squares: perspectives from Gauss and Yule International Statistical Review, 66, (1), pp. 61-81. (doi:10.1111/j.1751-5823.1998.tb00406.x).

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Gauss introduced a procedure for calculating least squares estimates and their precisions. Yule introduced a new system of notation adapted to correlation analysis. This paper describes these formalisms and compares them with the matrix and vector space formalisms used in modern regression analysis.

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Published date: 1998


Local EPrints ID: 32913
ISSN: 0306-7734
PURE UUID: b61dbe3d-fc81-4c8f-9225-39b0478384ab

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Date deposited: 21 Jun 2007
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:54

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Author: J. Aldrich

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