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When Life Is (Almost) Linear—Regression

Lecture no. 11 from the course: Big Data: How Data Analytics Is Transforming the World

When Life Is (Almost) Linear—Regression

Taught by Professor Tim Chartier | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Mathematics Courses

Explore the power of regression analysis for modeling the past and future, focusing on a technique called the linear least squares method. As an example, use data from Olympic gold medal times for the 100-meter dash. Calculate a theoretical fastest possible time for the event.

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