A method for fitting a curve (not necessarily a straight line) through a set of points using some goodness-of-fit criterion. The most common type of regression is Linear Regression.

**References**

Kleinbaum, D. G. and Kupper, L. L. *Applied Regression Analysis and Other Multivariable Methods.* North Scituate, MA: Duxbury Press, 1978.

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