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Regression

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Part of the Use R! book series (USE R)

Abstract

Regression is a general statistical method to fit a straight line or other model to data. The objective is to find a model for predicting the dependent variable (response) given one or more independent (predictor) variables.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsBowling Green State UniversityBowling GreenUSA

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