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By Simon Rogers

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For example, t = ax has a parameter called a that needs to be defined somehow. Learning model parameters from a suitable dataset is a common Linear Modelling: A Least Squares Approach 5 theme in machine learning. We will use t = f (x; a) to denote a function f (·) that acts on x and has a parameter a. 1 – Linear relationships: The equation y = mx + c, where m and c are constant, defines a linear relationship between x and y. It is called linear because the relationship between x and y could be visualised as a straight line.

0 0 . . aDD 0 0 . . 9) is simply another identity matrix: I−1 = I. 15. 9). 10) and is denoted by (XT X)−1 . 15) with (XT X)−1 , we obtain Iw = (XT X)−1 XT t. As Iw = w (from the definition of the identity matrix), we are left with a matrix equation for w, the value of w that minimises the loss: w = (XT X)−1 XT t. 16) Example We can check that our matrix equation is doing exactly the same as the scalar equations we got previously by multiplying it out. In two dimensions, XT X = N 2 n=1 xn0 N n=1 xn1 xn0 N n=1 xn0 xn1 N 2 n=1 xn1 Using x ¯ to denote averages, this can be rewritten as XT X = N x20 x1 x0 x0 x1 x21 .

1 Validation data One common way to overcome this problem is to use a second dataset, often referred to as a validation set. It is so called as it is used to validate the predictive performance of our model. The validation data could be provided separately or we could 32 A First Course in Machine Learning create it by removing some data from the original training set. For example, in our 100 m data, we could remove all Olympics since 1980 from the training set and make these the validation set.

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