The History of Statistics: The Measurement of Uncertainty before 1900

Category: Mathematics
Author: Stephen M. Stigler
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by wgyn   2018-01-23
If you really want to do linear regression by hand, check out Chapter 1 of Stephen Stigler's History of Statistics: https://www.amazon.com/History-Statistics-Measurement-Uncert.... You can do least squares on astronomical data the way Legendre did it.