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Carr, James R. – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2012
A well-known approach to linear least squares regression is that which involves minimizing the sum of squared orthogonal projections of data points onto the best fit line. This form of regression is known as orthogonal regression, and the linear model that it yields is known as the major axis. A similar method, reduced major axis regression, is…
Descriptors: Parks, Regression (Statistics), Least Squares Statistics, Natural Sciences