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 chance, information, numerical research, and geodesy. those memoirs, initially released in Latin with German Notices, were inaccessible to the English-speaking group. right here for the 1st time they're accrued in an English translation. For students attracted to comparisons the publication contains the unique textual content and the English translation on dealing with pages. extra ordinarily the booklet can be of curiosity to statisticians, numerical analysts, and different scientists who're attracted to what Gauss did and the way he set approximately doing it. An Afterword by way of the translator, G. W. Stewart, areas Gauss's contributions in historic viewpoint.