# least squares analysis

## least squares analysis

A technique for statistical assessment of data that minimizes the sum of the squares of the distances from each data point to a line or plane. As part of the process, the slope, intercept, and correlation coefficient are also usually calculated. Once this is done, various statistical and analytical inferences can be made, so that the quality of the analytical process can be assessed.
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To study the effect of species (cattle and buffalo), the period vis-a-vis the season of birth the data generated on male specific breeding soundness traits were subjected to least squares analysis.
In over 100 exercises, supported by the accompanying CD-ROM, she describes probability concepts, discrete probability distributions, continuous probability distributions, mathematical expectation, limit theorems, transitions to statistics, estimating theory, hypothesis testing theory, order statistics and quantiles, permutation analysis, bootstrap analysis, multiple sample analysis, linear least squares analysis and contingency truth analysis.
Prince and Nicholson showed for single crystal diffraction that the impact of individual reflections may be assessed statistically using standard least squares analysis [8].
When applying the linear least squares analysis to Eq 8, it is assumed that the error is constant or randomly distributed.
Linear regression lines were calculated via least squares analysis and drawn for each data set.
calculated growth rates for more than 9,000 companies, using a system called least squares analysis to smooth out distortions caused by revenue blips.
The complete results of a weighted least squares analysis of the seven variables shown in Table 2 are presented in the Appendix in Table B.
The comparison determines the model that best describes the historical retirement behavior using a least squares analysis.
The generated data on male specific breeding soundness traits were subjected to least squares analysis to study the effect of species/breeds (Karan Fries crossbred, Sahiwal cattle and Murrah buffalo), season of birth and period of birth.
FORTUNE compiled the list with the help of William O'Neill & Co and calculated growth rates for more than 9,000 companies using a system called least squares analysis to smooth out distortions caused by revenue blips.
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to calculate growth rates, "using a system called least squares analysis to smooth out distortions caused by revenue blips.
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