Thread: Problem 1.12a
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Old 09-19-2013, 03:55 AM
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Default Re: Problem 1.12a

Originally Posted by Sandes View Post
Perhaps I'm going in the wrong direction but one of the things I realized is that the constraint could be restated as minimizing h^2 -2 h yn summed over all N but that could be going off in completely the wrong direction.
This is the right idea. Your hypothesis h is just a number in this case. Ein is a function of this number (variable) h. One way to minimize a function of a variable h is to take the derivative and set it to zero.
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