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least-squares problem: B ~ X.A

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  • Subject: [mg57329] least-squares problem: B ~ X.A
  • From: "Pascal" <Pascal.Plaza at>
  • Date: Wed, 25 May 2005 06:02:32 -0400 (EDT)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at


I would like to find the solution of the least-squares problem: B ~
that is, given matrices B and A, find matrix X which minimizes the
difference between B and X.A
(typical dimensions, B: 500x60, X: 500x5, A: 5x60)
Can Mathematica do that?

Thank you for your help.

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