You have N given points in plane and you have to find some a, b, c so that sum of |f(xi) - yi| will be minimum with i from 1 to N and f(x) = a * x * x + b * x + c.

I need an algorithm for this.

Thank you in advance

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- Nov 3rd 2009, 04:54 AMmg42Find closest parabola to given points in plane
You have N given points in plane and you have to find some a, b, c so that sum of |f(xi) - yi| will be minimum with i from 1 to N and f(x) = a * x * x + b * x + c.

I need an algorithm for this.

Thank you in advance