Fortunately there's a statsmodel package available for Python that makes doing multivariate regression pretty easy. Let's just dive in and see how it works. Let's do some multivariate regression using Python. We're going to use some real data here about car values from the Kelley Blue Book.
import pandas as pddf = pd.read_excel('http://cdn.sundog-soft.com/Udemy/DataScience/cars.xls')
We're going to introduce a new package here called pandas, which lets us deal with tabular data really easily. It lets us read in tables of data and rearrange them, and modify them, and slice them and dice them in different ways. We're going to be using that a lot going forward.
We're going to import pandas as pd, and