Accession Number : AD0622028

Title :   LEAST SQUARES LINEAR FITS TO DATA.

Descriptive Note : Research rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVY UNDERWATER SOUND LAB NEW LONDON CONN

Personal Author(s) : Eby,Edward S.

Report Date : 04 OCT 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : The standard method of determining the line of best fit under the least square error criterion gives different results depending on which variable is selected as the dependent variable. In the case in which all variables are subject to error rather than only the dependent variable, this situation is clearly unsatisfactory. This report presents a method of determining linear fits when all variables are subject to error. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*LEAST SQUARES METHOD, CURVE FITTING), (*CURVE FITTING, LEAST SQUARES METHOD), ERRORS, EQUATIONS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE