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By John Myles White on 1.4.2009
While thinking about linear regression today, I believe that I’ve realized why using clustered sampling and two point average slope calculation works better than least squares regression with scattered sampling. Specifically, it is the least squares formula that itself causes the problem, because squaring the errors gives undue weight to certain errors, skewing the results. […]
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