4. Least Squares

  1. Jorge Rebaza

Published Online: 26 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118277188.ch4

A First Course in Applied Mathematics

A First Course in Applied Mathematics

How to Cite

Rebaza, J. (2012) Least Squares, in A First Course in Applied Mathematics, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118277188.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 30 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118229620

Online ISBN: 9781118277188

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Keywords:

  • least squares;
  • normal equations;
  • lagrange multipliers;
  • QR factorization;
  • projections

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Projections and Normal Equations

  • Least Squares and QR Factorization

  • Lagrange Multipliers

  • Final Remarks and Further Reading

  • Exercises