Course: MSc Cyber Security Host: Bristol Mathematics Lecturer: Dr Daniel Lawson

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02 Regression and Statistical Testing

This is a very important theory-heavy block, in which the lectures are longer than usual, and the workshop is shorter to make up for it.

In Block 02, we cover:



Statistical Testing and Model Selection:



If you have not completed the Block 1 Preparation, please do so.



This pair of lectures forms the core theoretical content for the Unit. It is essential that you understand this material. Revisit it several times and reflect on how it interacts with future blocks. The application of these ideas into more complex models is the core of Data Science.

Reference material:

For Regression:

For Statistical testing:

For Model Comparison:

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