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Regression Analysis

  • Bayo Lawal
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Abstract

Sometimes it is desired to build a mathematical or functional relationship between two or more related variables. In addition, it may be of interest to measure the strength of relationship between these variables. The latter topic is referred to as correlation analysis while the former which is used to examine and draw inferences about the functional relationship existing among these variables is called regression analysis.

Keywords

Variance Table Nonlinear Regression Model Random Error Term Influential Observation Single Straight Line 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Statistics and Mathematical SciencesKwara State UniversityMaleteNigeria

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