cm011 - October 30, 2017


  • Review the major goals of statistical learning
  • Explain the difference between parametric and non-parametric methods
  • Introduce linear models and ordinary least squares regression
  • Demonstrate how to estimate a linear model in R using lm()
  • Demonstrate how to extract model statistics using broom and modelr
  • Practice estimating and interpreting linear models
  • Demonstrate the use of logistic regression for classification
  • Identify methods for assessing classification model accuracy

Before class

What you need to do

  • Install the titanic package using the command install.packages("titanic"). We will be using this package in-class next time

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