The Method of Least Squares

@article{HallTheMO,
  title={The Method of Least Squares},
  author={Asaph Hall},
  journal={Nature},
  volume={6},
  pages={241-242}
}
WILL you allow me to call the attention of Mr. J. W. L. Glaisher to the following sentence from Encke, Berliner Jahrbuch 1853, p. 311. “Ich werde mir deshalb erlauben, völlig dem Gange den Lagrange genommen hat folgend, wie könnte man sich erdreisten, bei der ungemeinen Klarheit, Einfachheit und Tiefe des grossen Meisters, eine irgend bedeutende Anderung vorzu-nehmen, den Theil der Abhandlung hier wiederzugeben, welcher den Beweis fur das arithmetische Mittel enthält, und selbst Sätze, die im… Expand
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