By Carl Friedrich Gauss, G. W. Stewart
Within the 1820s Gauss released memoirs on least squares, which include his ultimate, definitive therapy of the world besides a wealth of fabric on likelihood, data, numerical research, and geodesy. those memoirs, initially released in Latin with German Notices, were inaccessible to the English-speaking neighborhood. the following for the 1st time they're accrued in an English translation. For students attracted to comparisons the e-book comprises the unique textual content and the English translation on dealing with pages. extra usually the e-book might be of curiosity to statisticians, numerical analysts, and different scientists who're drawn to what Gauss did and the way he set approximately doing it. An Afterword via the translator, G. W. Stewart, locations Gauss's contributions in old point of view.