Method may refer to:
- Scientific method, a series of steps, or collection of methods, taken to acquire knowledge
- Method (computer programming), a piece of code associated with a class or object to perform a task
- Method (music), a kind of textbook to help students learning to play a musical instrument
- Method (patent), a series of steps or acts for performing a function
- Methodology, comparison or study and critique of individual methods that are used in a given discipline or field of inquiry
- Method acting, a style of acting in which the actor attempts to replicate the conditions under which the character operates
- Method (Godhead), the bassist and programmer for the industrial band Godhead
- Discourse on Method, a philosophical and mathematical treatise by René Descartes
- Method (film), a 2004 film directed by Duncan Roy
- Method Products (branded as "method"), a San Francisco-based corporation which manufactures household products
- Method Studios, a Los Angeles-based visual effects company
- Method Incorporated, an international brand experience agency
- Method ringing, a British style of ringing church bells according to a series of mathematical algorithms
- Method Man, an American rapper.
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... The method of least squares grew out of the fields of astronomy and geodesy as scientists and mathematicians sought to provide solutions to the challenges of navigating the Earth's oceans during the Age of ... The method was the culmination of several advances that took place during the course of the eighteenth century The combination of different observations taken under the same ... been achieved, developed by Laplace in his Method of Least Squares ...
... In optimization, quasi-Newton methods (a special case of variable metric methods) are algorithms for finding local maxima and minima of functions ... Quasi-Newton methods are based on Newton's method to find the stationary point of a function, where the gradient is 0 ... Newton's method assumes that the function can be locally approximated as a quadratic in the region around the optimum, and uses the first and second derivatives to find the stationary ...
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