LEAST SQUARES
\lˈiːst skwˈe͡əz], \lˈiːst skwˈeəz], \l_ˈiː_s_t s_k_w_ˈeə_z]\
Definitions of LEAST SQUARES
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a method of fitting a curve to data points so as to minimize the sum of the squares of the distances of the points from the curve
By Princeton University

a method of fitting a curve to data points so as to minimize the sum of the squares of the distances of the points from the curve
By DataStellar Co., Ltd

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.
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
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