• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Logistic Regression is a technique used to estimate the probability of an outcome. Discover the concepts and explore how logistic regression is used to predict categorical outcomes.

Learning Objectives

Linear Regression Models: An Introduction to Logistic Regression

  • Course Overview
  • identify the types of problems which can be solved by logistic regression
  • describe the qualities of a logistic regression S-curve and understand the kind of data it can model
  • recognize how a logistic regression can be used to perform classification tasks
  • compare logistic regression with linear regression
  • recall how neural networks can be used to perform a logistic regression
  • prepare a dataset to build, train and evaluate a logistic regression model in Scikit Learn
  • use a logistic regression model to perform a classification task and evaluate the performance of the model
  • prepare a dataset to build, train and evaluate a Keras sequential model
  • build, train and validate the Keras model by defining various components including the activation functions, optimizers and the loss function
  • employ key classification techniques in logistical regression

Framework Connections

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