University of Colorado Boulder

Modern Regression Analysis in R

This course is part of Statistical Modeling for Data Science Applications Specialization

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Brian Zaharatos

Instructor: Brian Zaharatos

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  • Articulate some recommended practices for ethical behavior and communication in statistics and data science.

  • Interpret important components of the MLR model, including the “systematic” and “random” components of the model.

  • Describe and implement testing-based procedures for model selections and select a “best” model based on a given procedure.

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There are 6 modules in this course

In this module, we will introduce the basic conceptual framework for statistical modeling in general, and for linear regression models in particular.

What's included

8 videos3 readings2 quizzes2 programming assignments1 peer review1 discussion prompt1 ungraded lab

In this module, we will learn how to fit linear regression models with least squares. We will also study the properties of least squares, and describe some goodness of fit metrics for linear regression models.

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9 videos2 quizzes1 programming assignment1 peer review1 ungraded lab

In this module, we will study the uses of linear regression modeling for justifying inferences from samples to populations.

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8 videos1 reading2 quizzes1 programming assignment2 peer reviews1 ungraded lab

In this module, we will identify how models can predict future values, as well as construct interval estimates for those values. We will also explore the relationship between statistical modelling and causal explanations.

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6 videos1 quiz1 programming assignment1 peer review1 ungraded lab

In this module, we will learn how to diagnose issues with the fit of a linear regression model. In particular, we will use formal tests and visualizations to decide whether a linear model is appropriate for the data at hand.

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6 videos2 quizzes1 programming assignment1 peer review1 ungraded lab

In this module, we will study methods for model selection and model improvement.. In particular, we will learn when and how to apply model selection techniques such as forward selection and backward selection, criterion-based methods, and will learn about the problem of multicollinearity (also called collinearity).

What's included

10 videos2 quizzes1 programming assignment1 peer review1 ungraded lab

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Brian Zaharatos
University of Colorado Boulder
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