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6. Logistic Regression

Hong Zhou1  
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, CT, USA

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General Understanding

Logistic regression can be thought of as a special case of linear regression when the predicted outcomes are categorical. If there are only two outcomes, the logistic regression is called binomial logistic regression which is the most popular one. If there are more than two outcomes, the ...

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