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1 xN tN xTN L= combining all xn into    . 6 – Matrix transpose: For a matrix, X, the transpose, XT , is formed by turning each row into a column and each column into a row. For example, if Y = XT , then Yij = Xji .   1 4 1 3 −2 6  , XT = X= 3 . 7 – Matrix multiplication: To proceed, we must introduce the concept of matrix multiplication. e. the number of columns in A is equal to the number of rows in B. Assuming that this is the case, the product, C = AB is the N × Q matrix defined such that Cij = Aik Bkj .

For example, xn is the vector holding the nth set of attributes. This index, if present, will always come first. It should be obvious from the context whether or not this index is present. Before we embark on adding additional variables, it is worthwhile to repeat the analysis of the original model (t = w0 + w1 x) in vector form. This will allow us to compare the expressions we obtain for w0 and w1 in both cases. e. w= w0 w1 , xn = 1 xn . 7) f (xn ; w0 , w1 ) = wT xn = w0 + w1 xn . 20 A First Course in Machine Learning We can replace any instance of w0 + w1 x by wT x.

We are free to define any set of K functions of x, hk (x):   h1 (x1 ) h2 (x1 ) · · · hK (x1 )  h1 (x2 ) h2 (x2 ) · · · hK (x2 )    X=  .. ..   . ··· . h1 (xN ) h2 (xN ) · · · hK (xN ) which can be anything that we feel may be appropriate for the data available. For example, there appears to be a slight periodic trend in the 100 m data. 10 1900 1920 1940 1960 Year 1980 2000 2020 Eighth-order polynomial fitted to the Olympic 100 m men’s sprint data. set of functions might be: h1 (x) = 1 h2 (x) = x h3 (x) = sin f (x; w) = w0 + w1 x + w2 sin x−a b x−a .

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