Building a logistic regression classifier

Despite the word regression being present in the name, logistic regression is actually used for classification purposes. Given a set of datapoints, our goal is to build a model that can draw linear boundaries between our classes. It extracts these boundaries by solving a set of equations derived from the training data.

How to do it…

  1. Let's see how to do this in Python. We will use the logistic_regression.py file that is provided to you as a reference. Assuming that you imported the necessary packages, let's create some sample data along with training labels:
    import numpy as np from sklearn import linear_model import matplotlib.pyplot as plt X = np.array([[4, 7], [3.5, 8], [3.1, 6.2], [0.5, 1], [1, 2], [1.2, ...

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