Nonparametric Regression and Splines

  • David Ruppert
Part of the Springer Texts in Statistics book series (STS)


As discussed in Chapter 12, regression analysis estimates the conditional expectation of a response given predictor variables. The conditional expectation is called the regression function and is the best predictor of the response based upon the predictor variables, because it minimizes the expected squared prediction error.


Nonparametric Regression Standardize Residual Polynomial Spline Time Series Plot Mean Integrate Square Error 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Operations Research and Information EngineeringCornell UniversityIthacaUSA

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