MISSION 238

Ordinary Least Squares

Learn how to fit a model using OLS.

Objectives

  • Learn the theory behind the ordinary least squares algorithm.
  • Learn how to choose your model's cost minimization function.

Mission Outline

1. Introduction
2. Cost Function
3. Derivative Of The Cost Function
4. Gradient Descent vs. Ordinary Least Squares
5. Next Steps
6. Takeaways

Course Info:

Linear Regression for Machine Learning

Intermediate

The average completion time for this course is 10-hours.

This course requires a premium subscription and includes five missions and one guided project.  It is the 21st course in the Data Scientist in Python path.

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