Teaching Materials for Linear Regression Using R

These files are provided to help others in teaching the material presented in the textbook, "Linear Regression Using R:  An Introduction to Data Modeling," by David J. Lilja, University of Minnesota Libraries Press, 2016 (z.umn.edu/lrur). 

This example course is intended to be taught in a computer lab as an interactive one-credit, one-semester course. 

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Example syllabus

Powerpoint slides

Example laboratory excercises

Lab 1 - Introduction to R, R code used in Lab 1
Lab 2 - Data cleaning
Lab 3 - One-factor models
Lab 4 - Multi-factor models
Lab 5 - Prediction
Lab 6 - Training and testing
Lab 7 - Data segmentation and Kaggle competition
Lab 8 - Final project


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