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This simulation illustrates least squares regression and how the least squares solution minimizes the sum of the squared residuals. The applet demonstrates, in a visual manner, various concepts related to least squares regression. These include residuals, sum of squares, the mean line, how the line of best fit is determined, and how the line of least squares solution minimizes the sum of the squared residuals.
Date Issued 2012-04-02
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Email Address sam.baker@sc.edu
Date Of Record Creation 2012-04-02 14:23:34
Date Of Record Release 2012-04-02 14:25:37
Date Last Modified 2012-04-02 14:27:34
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Author's Name Sam Baker
Technical Requirements Java enabled Internet browser
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Date Record Checked: 2012-04-02 14:23:34

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