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Java 9 Cookbook by Nick Samoylov, Mohamed Sanaulla

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We will make use of a subset of data from the student performance machine learning repository (https://archive.ics.uci.edu/ml/datasets/Student+Performance). The dataset consists of student performance in two subjects, Mathematics and Portuguese, along with their social background information, such as their parents' occupation and education, among other information. There are quite a lot of attributes in the dataset, but we will pick the following:

  • Student's gender
  • Student's age
  • Father's education
  • Father's occupation
  • Mother's education
  • Mother's occupation
  • Whether the student has taken extra classes
  • First term grades
  • Second term grades
  • Final grades

As we mentioned earlier, there are a lot of attributes captured in the data, ...

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