# Difference between revisions of "Documentation:Monte Carlo Equilibration"

We have a timeseries of N measurements obtained from a Monte Carlo simulation, i.e. $y_0,y_1,\cdots,y_{N-1}$. Suppose $\bar{y}_i = \beta_0 + \beta_1 x_i$ (s.t. $i = 0, 1, \cdots, N-1$) is the least-squares best fitted line, we attempt to minimize