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Least-Squares Analysis

"Least-Squares Analysis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A principle of estimation in which the estimates of a set of parameters in a statistical model are those quantities minimizing the sum of squared differences between the observed values of a dependent variable and the values predicted by the model.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Least-Squares Analysis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Least-Squares Analysis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 241 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 24 publications in 2012
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.