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R is a good programming language for data collection. Reasons ? There are many libraries and wrappers in R for social networking Rest APIs and many other tasks. R has also a very powerful library of data structures.

How to implement regression in R

March 21, 2017 11:35 PM

Linear regression is an approach for modeling the relationship between a dependent variable Y and one or more independent variables X. When you have one independent variable it is called simple linear regression. For more than one independent variable, the process is called multiple linear regression. In all forms of regression analysis, linear regression focuses on the conditional probability distribution of Y given X. Basically linear regression can be seen as a prediction technique during which we try to predict Y given the value of X

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