May 15th 2017

Advanced Linear Models for Data Science 1 : Linear Models (Coursera)

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Welcome to the Advanced Linear Models for Data Science Class 1: Least Squares. This class is an introduction to least squares from a linear algebraic and mathematical perspective.

Before beginning the class make sure that you have the following:

- A basic understanding of linear algebra and multivariate calculus.

- A basic understanding of statistics and regression models.

- At least a little familiarity with proof based mathematics.

- Basic knowledge of the R programming language.

After taking this course, students will have a firm foundation in a linear algebraic treatment of regression modeling. This will greatly augment applied data scientists' general understanding of regression models.