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Practical Machine Learning Cookbook by Atul Tripathi

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Poisson regression - understanding species present in Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands are situated in the Pacific Ocean about 1000 km from the Ecuadorian coast. The archipelago consists of 13 islands, five of which are inhabited. The islands are rich in flora and fauna. Scientists are still perplexed by the fact that such a diverse set of species can flourish in such a small and remote group of islands.

Getting ready

In order to complete this recipe we shall be using species dataset. The first step is collecting the data.

Step 1 - collecting and describing the data

We will utilize the number of species dataset titled gala that is available at https://github.com/burakbayramli/kod/blob/master/books/Practical_Regression_Anove_Using_R_Faraway/gala.txt ...

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