© Dr. Umesh R. Hodeghatta and Umesha Nayak 2017

Umesh R. Hodeghatta and Umesh Nayak, Business Analytics Using R - A Practical Approach, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2514-1_10

10. Logistic Regression

Umesh R. Hodeghatta and Umesh Nayak1

(1)Bangalore, Karnataka, India

In Chapters 8 and 9, we discussed simple linear regression and multiple linear regression, respectively. In both types of regression, we have a dependent variable or response variable as a continuous variable that is normally distributed. However, this is not always the case. Often, the response variable is not normally distributed. It may be a binary variable following a binomial distribution and taking the values of 0/1 or No/Yes. It may be a categorical or discrete variable taking multiple ...

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