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Effective Amazon Machine Learning by Alexis Perrier

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Diving further into linear modeling for prediction

Amazon ML is based on linear modeling. Recall the equation for a straight line in the plan:

This linear equation with coefficients (a, b) can be interpreted as a predictive linear model with x as the predictor and y as the outcome. In this simple case, we have two parameters (a, b) and one predictor x. An example can be that of predicting the height of children with respect to their weight and find some a and b such that the following equation is true:

Let's consider the classic Lewis Taylor ...

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