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### How does the weight update formula for logistic regression work?

I am trying to use Logistic Regression to make a spam filter, but I am having trouble understanding the weight update part. I have processed my email dataset, and I have an attribute vector of the top ...
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### Is logistic regression used for unconstrained or constrained optimisation problems?

Is logistic regression used for unconstrained or constrained optimization problems, and why?
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### Is it compulsary to normalize the dataset if doing so can negatively impact a Binary Logistic regression performance?

I am using raw data set with 4 feature variables (Total Cholesterol, Systolic Blood Pressure, Diastolic Blood Pressure, and Cigraeette count) to do a Binominal Classification (find stroke likelihood) ...
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### Why not use the MSE instead of the current logistic regression?

When watching the machine learning course on Coursera by Andrew Ng, in the logistic regression week, the cost function was a bit more complex than the one for linear regression, but definitely not ...
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### Checking Whether Given Logistic Regression Classifier classifies data

A bank wants to decide whether a customer can be given a loan, based on two features related to (i) the monthly salary of the customer, and (ii) his/her account balance. For simplicity, we model ...
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### How to define cost function for custom nonlinear functions?

For logistic regression, the Cost function is defined as: \begin{equation} Cost(h_{\theta}(x)-y) = -ylog(h_{\theta}(x))-(1-y)log(1-h_{\theta}(x)) \end{equation} I now have a nonlinear function \begin{...
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### What is the right formula for weight update rule in Logistic Regression using stochastic gradient descent

Apologies for the lengthy title. My question is about the weight update rule for logistic regression using stochastic gradient descent. I have just started experimenting on Logistic Regression. I ...
How can the bias, $b_0$, and the coefficient for the single input value, $b_1$, be calculated in logistic regression? I am trying to calculate these coefficients with pure Python. Can anybody ...
To my understanding, logistic regression is an extension of naive Bayes. Suppose $X = \{x_1, x_2, \dots, x_N \}$ and $Y = \{0, 1\}$, each $x_i$ is i.i.d and \$P(x_i \mid Y=y_k) \sim \mathcal{N}(\mu, \...