Principal components regression (PCR) is a regression method based on Principal Component Analysis: discover how to perform this Data Mining technique in R The post Performing Principal Components Regression (PCR) in R appeared first on MilanoR.

Welcome to Introduction to R for Data Science, Session 8: Intro to Text Mining in R, ML Estimation + Binomial Logistic Regression [Web-scraping with tm.plugin.webmining. The tm package corpora structures: assessing document metadata and content. Typical corpus transformations and Term-Document Matrix production. A simple binomial regression model with tf-idf scores as features and its shortcommings due to sparse data....

Introduction Today we’ll see what happens when you have not one, but two variables in your model. We will also continue to use some old and new dplyr calls, as well as another parameter for our ggplot2 figure. I’ll be taking for granted some of the set-up steps from Lesson 1, so if you haven’t done Lesson 4: Multiple...

Welcome to Introduction to R for Data Science Session 7: Multiple Regression + Dummy Coding, Partial and Part Correlations [Multiple Linear Regression in R. Dummy coding: various ways to do it in R. Factors. Inspecting the multiple regression model: regression coefficients and their interpretation, confidence intervals, predictions. Introducing {lattice} plots + ggplot2. Assumptions: multicolinearity and testing it from the...

Short form: Win-Vector LLC’s Dr. Nina Zumel has a three part series on Principal Components Regression that we think is well worth your time. Part 1: the proper preparation of data (including scaling) and use of principal components analysis (particularly for supervised learning or regression). Part 2: the introduction of y-aware scaling to direct the … Continue reading...

Today we’ll be moving from linear regression to logistic regression. This lesson also introduces a lot of new dplyr verbs for data cleaning and summarizing that we haven’t used before. Once again, I’ll be taking for granted some of the set-up steps from Lesson 1, so if you haven’t done that yet be sure to go Lesson 3: Logistic...

by John Mount Ph. D. Data Scientist at Win-Vector LLC In her series on principal components analysis for regression in R, Win-Vector LLC's Dr. Nina Zumel broke the demonstration down into the following pieces: Part 1: the proper preparation of data and use of principal components analysis (particularly for supervised learning or regression). Part 2: the introduction of y-aware...

Previously in this series: Understanding the beta distribution Understanding empirical Bayes estimation Understanding credible intervals Understanding the Bayesian approach to false discovery rates Understanding Bayesian A/B testing In this series we’ve been using the empirical Bayes method to estimate batting averages of baseball players. Empirical Bayes is useful here because when we...

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