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Statistics, Textbooks and Monographs #166: Visualizing Statistical Models and Conceptsby Farebrother Farebrother
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"Examines classic algorithms, geometric diagrams, and mechanical principles for enhances visualization of statistical estimation procedures and mathematical concepts in physics, engineering, and computer programming."
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This graduate textbook presents geometric and mechanical models for statistical analysis. Farebrother (Victoria University of Manchester) examines the problem of determining the position of a multivariate location parameter and the problem of fitting a plane or curved surface to multivariate data when the goodness of fit criterion is variously defined by the sum of the squared deviations, the sum of the absolute deviation, the median absolute deviation, or the maximum absolute deviation.
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