Gauss and the Method of the Least Squares / Gauß und die Methode der kleinsten Quadrate
The following article describes the history of the discovery of the method of least squares. Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855) developed this method and applied it at first in astronomy and geodesy. In recent time this method became important to the analysis of statistical data in economics and social sciences and to the application of statistical methods in econometrics.
Volume (Year): 219 (1999)
Issue (Month): 3-4 (June)
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