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This would be a time consuming exercise and would rapidly become infeasible as the number of variables we wanted to include increased further – machine learning applications with thousands of variables are not uncommon. Fortunately there is an alternative – using vectors and matrices. 8 2000 2100 Year 2200 2300 Male and female functions extrapolated into the future. time to describing vector and matrix notation and how to perform mathematical operations with quantities in vector and matrix form.

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 .

Both vectors must be of the same length and the transpose ensures that the number of columns in x is the same as the number of rows in y. Applying the same technique as that for matrices, we see that z= xk yk . k Linear Modelling: A Least Squares Approach Therefore, if we perform vector which looks like this:  1  1  Xw =  .  .. 1 21 the matrix multiplication Xw we will end up with a  x1 x2 .. xN  w0 w1   ×    =  w0 + w1 x1 w0 + w1 x2 .. w0 + w1 xN    .  Subtracting this from t will give us t1 − w0 − w1 x1 t2 − w0 − w1 x2 ..

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