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In this article, I discussed about 7 types of regression and some key facts associated with each technique. Hi Sunil, Really a nice article for understanding the regression models. Especially for novice like me who are stepping into Analytic. Hi Sunil Thanks for posting this. Very nice summary on a technique used so often but underutilised when looking at the different forms available.

You wouldnt be interested in doing something similar for classification techniques.. Thanks Tom…you can refer article on most common machine learning algorithms http: Here I have discussed various types of classification algorithms like decision tree, random forest, KNN, Naive Bayes…. The difference given between linear regression and multiple regression needs correction.

It did help me broaden my perspective regarding the regression techniques specially ElasticNet ,but still it would be nice to elucidate upon the differences between l1 and l2 regularization techniques. Though it could be incorporated into a new article I think. If I print from IE, the only browser allowed on my network, all the ads and hypertext links cover the article text; you cannot read the article.

I had suggested having a feature where you use a button to convert the article to a PDF, which can them be printed without the ads and hypertext. You did in once, then stopped. Read this article to understand the effect of interaction in detail. Hi sunil, The article seems very interesting. Please can you let me know how can we implement Forward stepwise Regression in python as we dont have any inbuilt lib for it.

Thanks fo the guide. And it is performed by making several successive real regression technics linear, polynomial, ridge or lasso…. Are there any specific types of regression techniques which can be used for a time series stationary data?

Very nice article, crisp n neat! Sunil, Great feeling to get a modern insight to what I learnt 35 years ago. Professional practicing today may have several question to clarify. Compliment to you for such a vast subject so lucidly worded and explained.. What fascinated me most, is you mention of a tutor teaching students in an institute — if outcome is continuous use linear and if it is binary, use logistics. What I want to ask is as under:. In case of multiple independent variables, we can go with forward selection, backward elimination and step wise approach for selection of most significant independent variables.

Please let me know where to get little details on these? Amazing article, broadens as once seemingly narrow concept and gives food for thought. This is an awesome article. This is a mix of different techniques with different characteristics, all of which can be used for linear regression, logistic regression or any other kind of generalized linear model.

Polynomial is just using transformations of the variables, but the model is still linear in the beta parameters. Thus it is still linear regression. This is a concept that bewilders a lot of people. Stepwise is just a method of building a model by adding and removing variables based on the F statistic.

Hence, they are useful for other models that are distinct from regression, like SVMs. To be technical, different regression models would be plain linear, logistic, multinomial, poisson, gamma, Cox, etc.

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So it still takes critical thinking and careful studies to locate meaningful cause-and-effect relationships in the world. But at a minimum, regression analysis helps establish the existence of connections that call for closer investigation.

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Regression Analysis Regression analysis is a quantitative research method which is used when the study involves modelling and analysing several variables, where the relationship includes a dependent variable and one or more independent variables.

Regression analysis. It sounds like a part of Freudian psychology. In reality, a regression is a seemingly ubiquitous statistical tool appearing in legions of scientific papers, and regression analysis is a method of measuring the link between two or more phenomena.

Linear regression is a basic and commonly used type of predictive analysis. The overall idea of regression is to examine two things: (1) does a set of predictor variables do a good job in predicting an outcome (dependent) variable? (2) Which variables in particular are significant predictors of. What is 'Regression' Regression is a statistical measure used in finance, investing and other disciplines that attempts to determine the strength of the relationship between one dependent variable (usually denoted by Y) and a series of other changing variables (known as independent variables).

While correlation analysis provides a single numeric summary of a relation (“the correlation coefficient”), regression analysis results in a prediction equation, describing the relationship between the variables. Data analysis using multiple regression analysis is a fairly common tool used in statistics. Many people find this too complicated to understand. In reality, however, this is not that difficult to do especially with the use of computers.