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37.8 References and Further Reading

A summary of formulas and techniques for least squares fitting can be found in the “Statistics” chapter of the Annual Review of Particle Physics prepared by the Particle Data Group,

The Review of Particle Physics is available online at the website given above.

The tests used to prepare these routines are based on the NIST Statistical Reference Datasets. The datasets and their documentation are available from NIST at the following website,

http://www.nist.gov/itl/div898/strd/index.html.

The GSL implementation of robust linear regression closely follows the publications