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Name: Least Squares
ID: m10371
Language: English (en)
Summary: Describes the use of the least squares method for matrix analysis.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics, Science and Technology
Keywords: least squares, normal equation, orthogonal projection
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5 plus MathML//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 1.0

Authors: CJ Ganier (seejaie@rice.edu)
Copyright Holders: CJ Ganier (seejaie@rice.edu)
Maintainers: CJ Ganier (seejaie@rice.edu)

Latest version: 2.9 (history)
First publication date: Sep 29, 2001 12:00 am -0500
Last revision to module: Oct 25, 2004 6:04 pm -0500

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Version History

Version: 2.9 Oct 25, 2004 6:04 pm -0500 by Charlet Reedstrom
Changes:
added cnxn and foreign tags

Version: 2.8 Aug 16, 2004 9:54 am -0500 by Elizabeth Gregory
Changes:
Removed hard-coded figure and equation numbers from connexions so the references are less confusing.

Version: 2.7 Aug 10, 2004 8:43 am -0500 by Elizabeth Gregory
Changes:
Updated to CNXML 0.5

Version: 2.6 Dec 3, 2001 12:00 am -0600 by (Unknown)
Changes:
fixed mathml that resulted in the module not printing - now it prints

Version: 2.5 Nov 28, 2001 12:00 am -0600 by (Unknown)
Changes:
- fixed media type bug

Version: 2.4 Nov 26, 2001 12:00 am -0600 by (Unknown)
Changes:
corrected printing errors

Version: 2.3 Nov 16, 2001 12:00 am -0600 by (Unknown)
Changes:
added images lsqtst and lsqfig

Version: 2.2 Nov 15, 2001 12:00 am -0600 by (Unknown)
Changes:
fixed the metadata to reflect the module

Version: 2.1 Nov 6, 2001 12:00 am -0600 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Created and entered the first edition of this Least Squares module.

Version: 2.0 Sep 29, 2001 12:00 am -0500 by (Unknown)
Changes:
Added initial template for new module m10371

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