Excellent course that is jam-packed with useful material! It is quite challenging and gives a thorough grounding in how to approach the process of selecting a linear regression model for a data set.
It really helped me to have a better understanding of these Regression Models. However, I've noticed that there is a video recording repeated: Week 3, Model Selection. Part 3 is included in Part 2.
por Boban D•
Much better than the inference course given by Mr. Caffo. This time at last I could follow the materials being covered. He is plotitng more often and scribbling on the slides which helps understanding the materials being covered by establishing a connection between the isolated issues in regression analysis.
por Codrin K•
To me, the approach was too much from the theory of statistics and its mathematical foundations; I would have appreciated a more applied approach for this course in the specialization. So starting from examples, questions anout data and then working towards theory instead of the other way around.
This course is great, instructor is good, however, the material of this course is not well organized, even the swirl practice is not put in the correct week, not in the same pace as the lectures. The quiz and project are far much easier than lecture content.
por Brandon K•
I found the videos tough to watch. I was hoping for something that would be more practical for non-statisticians, but the lectures mainly devolved into mathematical proofs. That said, I did learn some from this class. Just not as much as I'd hoped.
There's just something about the course content that is difficult to attain. It's presented at way too high of a level without enough tangible examples of getting down into the weeds of how to actually perform and interpret the models and functions.
The flows of courses instructed by Caffo(Statistical Inference and Regression Models) are too long to concentrate it and the quiz is not quite related in lecture.
However, Contents of the book is really good, as well as homework in the book.
por Sarah R•
The instructor is at time incomprehensible. It would be helpful to speak more slowly and pause more often. Otherwise he sounds like repeating something that he's so well memorized after many years of teaching.
por Ramesh G•
Good introduction to linear regression models but fell awfully short on diving a little deep into GLMs and going through use cases to convey how models are built, evaluated and updated in a systemic manner.
por Fulvio B•
The course is interesting but probably overambitious. I think that if you do not have previous experience, with the material provided, it would be hard to have a real understanding of the topics covered.
por Pepijn d G•
The course is good. Unlike the previous courses I took in this track, there was almost no interaction in the forums and also no-one to give feedback. I wonder if there were any TA's present in this run.
por Raul M•
This course should be targeted for Data Scientists, in my opinion it is more for statisticians.
Too much about the insight of statistics and some but not enough about how to use the statistic tools.
por benjamin s•
A good (although slightly frustrating) course, attempted once but had to come back after studying the material in class, quite a heavy course if you've not been taught regression before
por Guilherme B D J•
Given the importance of this subject, this course should have been split in two or more or have a longer duration to properly address subjects as GLM or model selection techniques.
por Marco A M A•
This course is better than Statistical Inference, and I think it is as useful. Non credit excersise are still very good at helping with understanding in practice what is going on.
por Rok B•
Useful class, but the content often simple in nature was explained in a confusing/complicated way. But the material is important and there is purchase for taking the class
por Daniela R L•
These videos are better than the previous ones in this specialization but it gets too repetitive and long and boring. The swirl activities are the way to go!
por Jesse K•
The material was a little disjointed and not always explained with examples. Passing this course required a significant amount of outside study and research.
por Jason M C•
This is a decent class, covering linear regression and a few of its variants in good detail. It's a challenging subject, but presented acceptably here.
por Anamaria A•
Lots of material needs additional study (from different sources) as it's only summarily explained. Much math without the link to the praxis :-(
por Manuel M M•
The content was exposed in a very confused manner. I did not like how the teacher explained. It seemed more difficult than it really is
por LU Z•
Starting from the first week swirl practice, course content is poorly organized making even simple concept difficult to understand.
por Hendrik F•
I find it very tough to understand everything. Buying the course book helps to overcome this. You have to dedicate a lot of time.
por Mark S•
Lots of math, but it would be more productive to focus more on the output of R and better understand the results
Bad audio and video quality. Too fast on some complex ideas and too slow when come repetitions between videos...
por Andres C S•
I think this course needs more emphasis on practical applications and less mathematical background.