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**Paper Count:**2454

# Search results for: Linear weighted regression

##### 2454 The Relative Efficiency of Parameter Estimation in Linear Weighted Regression

**Authors:**
Baoguang Tian,
Nan Chen

**Abstract:**

A new relative efficiency in linear model in reference is instructed into the linear weighted regression, and its upper and lower bound are proposed. In the linear weighted regression model, for the best linear unbiased estimation of mean matrix respect to the least-squares estimation, two new relative efficiencies are given, and their upper and lower bounds are also studied.

**Keywords:**
Linear weighted regression,
Relative efficiency,
Mean matrix,
Trace.

##### 2453 Two New Relative Efficiencies of Linear Weighted Regression

**Authors:**
Shuimiao Wan,
Chao Yuan,
Baoguang Tian

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Linear weighted regression,
Relative efficiency,
Lower bound,
Parameter estimation.

##### 2452 Orthogonal Regression for Nonparametric Estimation of Errors-in-Variables Models

**Authors:**
Anastasiia Yu. Timofeeva

**Abstract:**

Two new algorithms for nonparametric estimation of errors-in-variables models are proposed. The first algorithm is based on penalized regression spline. The spline is represented as a piecewise-linear function and for each linear portion orthogonal regression is estimated. This algorithm is iterative. The second algorithm involves locally weighted regression estimation. When the independent variable is measured with error such estimation is a complex nonlinear optimization problem. The simulation results have shown the advantage of the second algorithm under the assumption that true smoothing parameters values are known. Nevertheless the use of some indexes of fit to smoothing parameters selection gives the similar results and has an oversmoothing effect.

**Keywords:**
Grade point average,
orthogonal regression,
penalized regression spline,
locally weighted regression.

##### 2451 A Comparison of the Sum of Squares in Linear and Partial Linear Regression Models

**Authors:**
Dursun Aydın

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Partial Linear Regression Model,
Linear RegressionModel,
Residuals,
Deviance,
Smoothing Spline.

##### 2450 Relationship between Sums of Squares in Linear Regression and Semi-parametric Regression

**Authors:**
Dursun Aydın,
Bilgin Senel

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Semi-parametric regression,
Penalized LeastSquares,
Residuals,
Deviance,
Smoothing Spline.

##### 2449 Variogram Fitting Based on the Wilcoxon Norm

**Authors:**
Hazem Al-Mofleh,
John Daniels,
Joseph McKean

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Non-Linear Wilcoxon,
robust estimation,
Variogram
estimation.

##### 2448 A Fuzzy Nonlinear Regression Model for Interval Type-2 Fuzzy Sets

**Authors:**
O. Poleshchuk,
E.Komarov

**Abstract:**

This paper presents a regression model for interval type-2 fuzzy sets based on the least squares estimation technique. Unknown coefficients are assumed to be triangular fuzzy numbers. The basic idea is to determine aggregation intervals for type-1 fuzzy sets, membership functions of whose are low membership function and upper membership function of interval type-2 fuzzy set. These aggregation intervals were called weighted intervals. Low and upper membership functions of input and output interval type-2 fuzzy sets for developed regression models are considered as piecewise linear functions.

**Keywords:**
Interval type-2 fuzzy sets,
fuzzy regression,
weighted interval.

##### 2447 Internet Purchases in European Union Countries: Multiple Linear Regression Approach

**Authors:**
Ksenija Dumičić,
Anita Čeh Časni,
Irena Palić

**Abstract:**

This paper examines economic and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) development influence on recently increasing Internet purchases by individuals for European Union member states. After a growing trend for Internet purchases in EU27 was noticed, all possible regression analysis was applied using nine independent variables in 2011. Finally, two linear regression models were studied in detail. Conducted simple linear regression analysis confirmed the research hypothesis that the Internet purchases in analyzed EU countries is positively correlated with statistically significant variable Gross Domestic Product *per capita *(GDPpc). Also, analyzed multiple linear regression model with four regressors, showing ICT development level, indicates that ICT development is crucial for explaining the Internet purchases by individuals, confirming the research hypothesis.

**Keywords:**
European Union,
Internet purchases,
multiple linear regression model,
outlier

##### 2446 On the outlier Detection in Nonlinear Regression

**Authors:**
Hossein Riazoshams,
Midi Habshah,
Jr.,
Mohamad Bakri Adam

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Nonlinear Regression,
outliers,
Gradient,
LeastSquare,
M-estimate,
MM-estimate.

##### 2445 Economic Dispatch Fuzzy Linear Regression and Optimization

**Authors:**
A. K. Al-Othman

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Economic Dispatch,
Fuzzy Linear Regression (FLP)and Optimization.

##### 2444 Research on the Problems of Housing Prices in Qingdao from a Macro Perspective

**Authors:**
Liu Zhiyuan,
Sun Zongdi,
Liu Zhiyuan,
Sun Zongdi

**Abstract:**

Qingdao is a seaside city. Taking into account the characteristics of Qingdao, this article established a multiple linear regression model to analyze the impact of macroeconomic factors on housing prices. We used stepwise regression method to make multiple linear regression analysis, and made statistical analysis of F test values and T test values. According to the analysis results, the model is continuously optimized. Finally, this article obtained the multiple linear regression equation and the influencing factors, and the reliability of the model was verified by F test and T test.

**Keywords:**
Housing prices,
multiple linear regression model,
macroeconomic factors,
Qingdao City.

##### 2443 Solving Single Machine Total Weighted Tardiness Problem Using Gaussian Process Regression

**Authors:**
Wanatchapong Kongkaew

**Abstract:**

This paper proposes an application of probabilistic technique, namely Gaussian process regression, for estimating an optimal sequence of the single machine with total weighted tardiness (SMTWT) scheduling problem. In this work, the Gaussian process regression (GPR) model is utilized to predict an optimal sequence of the SMTWT problem, and its solution is improved by using an iterated local search based on simulated annealing scheme, called GPRISA algorithm. The results show that the proposed GPRISA method achieves a very good performance and a reasonable trade-off between solution quality and time consumption. Moreover, in the comparison of deviation from the best-known solution, the proposed mechanism noticeably outperforms the recently existing approaches.

**Keywords:**
Gaussian process regression,
iterated local search,
simulated annealing,
single machine total weighted tardiness.

##### 2442 A Fuzzy Linear Regression Model Based on Dissemblance Index

**Authors:**
Shih-Pin Chen,
Shih-Syuan You

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Dissemblance index,
fuzzy linear regression,
graded
mean integration,
mathematical programming.

##### 2441 Generalised Slant Weighted Toeplitz Operator

**Authors:**
S. C. Arora,
Ritu Kathuria

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Slant weighted Toeplitz operator,
weighted multiplicationoperator.

##### 2440 Fuzzy Logic Approach to Robust Regression Models of Uncertain Medical Categories

**Authors:**
Arkady Bolotin

**Abstract:**

Dichotomization of the outcome by a single cut-off point is an important part of various medical studies. Usually the relationship between the resulted dichotomized dependent variable and explanatory variables is analyzed with linear regression, probit regression or logistic regression. However, in many real-life situations, a certain cut-off point dividing the outcome into two groups is unknown and can be specified only approximately, i.e. surrounded by some (small) uncertainty. It means that in order to have any practical meaning the regression model must be robust to this uncertainty. In this paper, we show that neither the beta in the linear regression model, nor its significance level is robust to the small variations in the dichotomization cut-off point. As an alternative robust approach to the problem of uncertain medical categories, we propose to use the linear regression model with the fuzzy membership function as a dependent variable. This fuzzy membership function denotes to what degree the value of the underlying (continuous) outcome falls below or above the dichotomization cut-off point. In the paper, we demonstrate that the linear regression model of the fuzzy dependent variable can be insensitive against the uncertainty in the cut-off point location. In the paper we present the modeling results from the real study of low hemoglobin levels in infants. We systematically test the robustness of the binomial regression model and the linear regression model with the fuzzy dependent variable by changing the boundary for the category Anemia and show that the behavior of the latter model persists over a quite wide interval.

**Keywords:**
Categorization,
Uncertain medical categories,
Binomial regression model,
Fuzzy dependent variable,
Robustness.

##### 2439 Clustering Protein Sequences with Tailored General Regression Model Technique

**Authors:**
G. Lavanya Devi,
Allam Appa Rao,
A. Damodaram,
GR Sridhar,
G. Jaya Suma

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Clustering,
General Regression Model,
Protein
Sequences,
Similarity Measure.

##### 2438 Density Estimation using Generalized Linear Model and a Linear Combination of Gaussians

**Authors:**
Aly Farag,
Ayman El-Baz,
Refaat Mohamed

**Abstract:**

In this paper we present a novel approach for density estimation. The proposed approach is based on using the logistic regression model to get initial density estimation for the given empirical density. The empirical data does not exactly follow the logistic regression model, so, there will be a deviation between the empirical density and the density estimated using logistic regression model. This deviation may be positive and/or negative. In this paper we use a linear combination of Gaussian (LCG) with positive and negative components as a model for this deviation. Also, we will use the expectation maximization (EM) algorithm to estimate the parameters of LCG. Experiments on real images demonstrate the accuracy of our approach.

**Keywords:**
Logistic regression model,
Expectationmaximization,
Segmentation.

##### 2437 Computational Aspects of Regression Analysis of Interval Data

**Authors:**
Michal Cerny

**Abstract:**

We consider linear regression models where both input data (the values of independent variables) and output data (the observations of the dependent variable) are interval-censored. We introduce a possibilistic generalization of the least squares estimator, so called OLS-set for the interval model. This set captures the impact of the loss of information on the OLS estimator caused by interval censoring and provides a tool for quantification of this effect. We study complexity-theoretic properties of the OLS-set. We also deal with restricted versions of the general interval linear regression model, in particular the crisp input – interval output model. We give an argument that natural descriptions of the OLS-set in the crisp input – interval output cannot be computed in polynomial time. Then we derive easily computable approximations for the OLS-set which can be used instead of the exact description. We illustrate the approach by an example.

**Keywords:**
Linear regression,
interval-censored data,
computational complexity.

##### 2436 Influence of Parameters of Modeling and Data Distribution for Optimal Condition on Locally Weighted Projection Regression Method

**Authors:**
Farhad Asadi,
Mohammad Javad Mollakazemi,
Aref Ghafouri

**Abstract:**

Recent research in neural networks science and neuroscience for modeling complex time series data and statistical learning has focused mostly on learning from high input space and signals. Local linear models are a strong choice for modeling local nonlinearity in data series. Locally weighted projection regression is a flexible and powerful algorithm for nonlinear approximation in high dimensional signal spaces. In this paper, different learning scenario of one and two dimensional data series with different distributions are investigated for simulation and further noise is inputted to data distribution for making different disordered distribution in time series data and for evaluation of algorithm in locality prediction of nonlinearity. Then, the performance of this algorithm is simulated and also when the distribution of data is high or when the number of data is less the sensitivity of this approach to data distribution and influence of important parameter of local validity in this algorithm with different data distribution is explained.

**Keywords:**
Local nonlinear estimation,
LWPR algorithm,
Online training method.

##### 2435 Multi-Linear Regression Based Prediction of Mass Transfer by Multiple Plunging Jets

**Abstract:**

The paper aims to compare the performance of vertical and inclined multiple plunging jets and to model and predict their mass transfer capacity by multi-linear regression based approach. The multiple vertical plunging jets have jet impact angle of θ = 90^{O}; whereas, multiple inclined plunging jets have jet impact angle of θ = 60^{O}. The results of the study suggests that mass transfer is higher for multiple jets, and inclined multiple plunging jets have up to 1.6 times higher mass transfer than vertical multiple plunging jets under similar conditions. The derived relationship, based on multi-linear regression approach, has successfully predicted the volumetric mass transfer coefficient (K_{L}a) from operational parameters of multiple plunging jets with a correlation coefficient of 0.973, root mean square error of 0.002 and coefficient of determination of 0.946. The results suggests that predicted overall mass transfer coefficient is in good agreement with actual experimental values; thereby, suggesting the utility of derived relationship based on multi-linear regression based approach and can be successfully employed in modeling mass transfer by multiple plunging jets.

**Keywords:**
Mass transfer,
multiple plunging jets,
multi-linear regression.

##### 2434 Optimization of Slider Crank Mechanism Using Design of Experiments and Multi-Linear Regression

**Authors:**
Galal Elkobrosy,
Amr M. Abdelrazek,
Bassuny M. Elsouhily,
Mohamed E. Khidr

**Abstract:**

Crank shaft length, connecting rod length, crank angle, engine rpm, cylinder bore, mass of piston and compression ratio are the inputs that can control the performance of the slider crank mechanism and then its efficiency. Several combinations of these seven inputs are used and compared. The throughput engine torque predicted by the simulation is analyzed through two different regression models, with and without interaction terms, developed according to multi-linear regression using LU decomposition to solve system of algebraic equations. These models are validated. A regression model in seven inputs including their interaction terms lowered the polynomial degree from 3^{rd} degree to 1^{st }degree and suggested valid predictions and stable explanations.

**Keywords:**
Design of experiments,
regression analysis,
SI Engine,
statistical modeling.

##### 2433 Harmonics Elimination in Multilevel Inverter Using Linear Fuzzy Regression

**Authors:**
A. K. Al-Othman,
H. A. Al-Mekhaizim

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Multilevel converters,
harmonics,
pulse widthmodulation (PWM),
optimal control.

##### 2432 Selection of Designs in Ordinal Regression Models under Linear Predictor Misspecification

**Authors:**
Ishapathik Das

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Model misspecification,
multivariate kriging,
multivariate logistic link,
ordinal response models,
quantile
dispersion graphs.

##### 2431 Speaker Independent Quranic Recognizer Basedon Maximum Likelihood Linear Regression

**Authors:**
Ehab Mourtaga,
Ahmad Sharieh,
Mousa Abdallah

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Hidden Markov Model (HMM),
MaximumLikelihood Linear Regression (MLLR),
Quran,
Regression ClassTree,
Speech Recognition,
Speaker-independent.

##### 2430 Application of Feed-Forward Neural Networks Autoregressive Models in Gross Domestic Product Prediction

**Authors:**
Ε. Giovanis

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Autoregressive model,
Error back-propagation Feed-Forward neural networks,
,
Gross Domestic Product

##### 2429 Detecting Earnings Management via Statistical and Neural Network Techniques

**Authors:**
Mohammad Namazi,
Mohammad Sadeghzadeh Maharluie

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Earnings management,
generalized regression neural
networks,
linear regression,
multi-layer perceptron,
Tehran stock
exchange.

##### 2428 Predicting Bridge Pier Scour Depth with SVM

**Authors:**
Arun Goel

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Modeling,
pier scour,
regression,
prediction,
SVM
(Poly & Rbf kernels).

##### 2427 An ensemble of Weighted Support Vector Machines for Ordinal Regression

**Authors:**
Willem Waegeman,
Luc Boullart

**Abstract:**

**Keywords:**
Ordinal regression,
support vector machines,
ensemblelearning.

##### 2426 A Weighted Least Square Algorithm for Low-Delay FIR Filters with Piecewise Variable Stopbands

**Authors:**
Yasunori Sugita,
Toshinori Yoshikawa,
Naoyuki Aikawa

**Abstract:**

Variable digital filters are useful for various signal processing and communication applications where the frequency characteristics, such as fractional delays and cutoff frequencies, can be varied. In this paper, we propose a design method of variable FIR digital filters with an approximate linear phase characteristic in the passband. The proposed variable FIR filters have some large attenuation in stopband and their large attenuation can be varied by spectrum parameters. In the proposed design method, a quasi-equiripple characteristic can be obtained by using an iterative weighted least square method. The usefulness of the proposed design method is verified through some examples.

**Keywords:**
Weighted Least Squares Approximation,
Variable FIR Filters,
Low-Delay,
Quasi-Equiripple

##### 2425 Weighted Composition Operators Acting between Kind of Weighted Bergman-Type Spaces and the Bers-Type Space

**Authors:**
Amnah E. Shammahy

**Abstract:**

In this paper, we study the boundedness and compactness of the weighted composition operator W_{u,φ, }which is induced by an holomorphic function *u* and holomorphic self-map *φ*, acting between the *N _{K}*-space and the Bers-type space H

^{∞}

_{α}on the unit disk.

**Keywords:**
Weighted composition operators,
NK-space,
Bers-type space.