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java.lang.Object org.apache.commons.math3.stat.regression.AbstractMultipleLinearRegression org.apache.commons.math3.stat.regression.OLSMultipleLinearRegression
public class OLSMultipleLinearRegression
Implements ordinary least squares (OLS) to estimate the parameters of a multiple linear regression model.
The regression coefficients, b
, satisfy the normal equations:
X^{T} X b = X^{T} y
To solve the normal equations, this implementation uses QR decomposition
of the X
matrix. (See QRDecomposition
for details on the
decomposition algorithm.) The X
matrix, also known as the design matrix,
has rows corresponding to sample observations and columns corresponding to independent
variables. When the model is estimated using an intercept term (i.e. when
isNoIntercept
is false as it is by default), the X
matrix includes an initial column identically equal to 1. We solve the normal equations
as follows:
X^{T}X b = X^{T} y
(QR)^{T} (QR) b = (QR)^{T}y
R^{T} (Q^{T}Q) R b = R^{T} Q^{T} y
R^{T} R b = R^{T} Q^{T} y
(R^{T})^{1} R^{T} R b = (R^{T})^{1} R^{T} Q^{T} y
R b = Q^{T} y
Given Q
and R
, the last equation is solved by backsubstitution.
Constructor Summary  

OLSMultipleLinearRegression()

Method Summary  

double 
calculateAdjustedRSquared()
Returns the adjusted Rsquared statistic, defined by the formula 
protected RealVector 
calculateBeta()
Calculates the regression coefficients using OLS. 
protected RealMatrix 
calculateBetaVariance()
Calculates the variancecovariance matrix of the regression parameters. 
RealMatrix 
calculateHat()
Compute the "hat" matrix. 
double 
calculateResidualSumOfSquares()
Returns the sum of squared residuals. 
double 
calculateRSquared()
Returns the RSquared statistic, defined by the formula 
double 
calculateTotalSumOfSquares()
Returns the sum of squared deviations of Y from its mean. 
void 
newSampleData(double[] y,
double[][] x)
Loads model x and y sample data, overriding any previous sample. 
void 
newSampleData(double[] data,
int nobs,
int nvars)
Loads model x and y sample data from a flat input array, overriding any previous sample. 
protected void 
newXSampleData(double[][] x)
Loads new x sample data, overriding any previous data. 
Methods inherited from class org.apache.commons.math3.stat.regression.AbstractMultipleLinearRegression 

calculateErrorVariance, calculateResiduals, calculateYVariance, estimateErrorVariance, estimateRegressandVariance, estimateRegressionParameters, estimateRegressionParametersStandardErrors, estimateRegressionParametersVariance, estimateRegressionStandardError, estimateResiduals, getX, getY, isNoIntercept, newYSampleData, setNoIntercept, validateCovarianceData, validateSampleData 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object 

clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait 
Constructor Detail 

public OLSMultipleLinearRegression()
Method Detail 

public void newSampleData(double[] y, double[][] x) throws MathIllegalArgumentException
y
 the [n,1] array representing the y samplex
 the [n,k] array representing the x sample
MathIllegalArgumentException
 if the x and y array data are not
compatible for the regressionpublic void newSampleData(double[] data, int nobs, int nvars)
Loads model x and y sample data from a flat input array, overriding any previous sample.
Assumes that rows are concatenated with y values first in each row. For example, an input
data
array containing the sequence of values (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9) with
nobs = 3
and nvars = 2
creates a regression dataset with two
independent variables, as below:
y x[0] x[1]  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Note that there is no need to add an initial unitary column (column of 1's) when
specifying a model including an intercept term. If AbstractMultipleLinearRegression.isNoIntercept()
is true
,
the X matrix will be created without an initial column of "1"s; otherwise this column will
be added.
Throws IllegalArgumentException if any of the following preconditions fail:
data
cannot be nulldata.length = nobs * (nvars + 1)
nobs > nvars
This implementation computes and caches the QR decomposition of the X matrix.
 Overrides:
newSampleData
in class AbstractMultipleLinearRegression
 Parameters:
data
 input data arraynobs
 number of observations (rows)nvars
 number of independent variables (columns, not counting y)
calculateHat
public RealMatrix calculateHat()
Compute the "hat" matrix.
The hat matrix is defined in terms of the design matrix X
by X(X^{T}X)^{1}X^{T}
The implementation here uses the QR decomposition to compute the
hat matrix as Q I_{p}Q^{T} where I_{p} is the
pdimensional identity matrix augmented by 0's. This computational
formula is from "The Hat Matrix in Regression and ANOVA",
David C. Hoaglin and Roy E. Welsch,
The American Statistician, Vol. 32, No. 1 (Feb., 1978), pp. 1722.
Data for the model must have been successfully loaded using one of
the newSampleData
methods before invoking this method; otherwise
a NullPointerException
will be thrown.
 Returns:
 the hat matrix
calculateTotalSumOfSquares
public double calculateTotalSumOfSquares()
throws MathIllegalArgumentException
Returns the sum of squared deviations of Y from its mean.
If the model has no intercept term, 0
is used for the
mean of Y  i.e., what is returned is the sum of the squared Y values.
The value returned by this method is the SSTO value used in
the Rsquared
computation.
 Returns:
 SSTO  the total sum of squares
 Throws:
MathIllegalArgumentException
 if the sample has not been set or does
not contain at least 3 observations Since:
 2.2
 See Also:
AbstractMultipleLinearRegression.isNoIntercept()
calculateResidualSumOfSquares
public double calculateResidualSumOfSquares()
 Returns the sum of squared residuals.
 Returns:
 residual sum of squares
 Since:
 2.2
calculateRSquared
public double calculateRSquared()
throws MathIllegalArgumentException
 Returns the RSquared statistic, defined by the formula
R^{2} = 1  SSR / SSTO
where SSR is the sum of squared residuals
and SSTO is the total sum of squares
 Returns:
 Rsquare statistic
 Throws:
MathIllegalArgumentException
 if the sample has not been set or does
not contain at least 3 observations Since:
 2.2
calculateAdjustedRSquared
public double calculateAdjustedRSquared()
throws MathIllegalArgumentException
Returns the adjusted Rsquared statistic, defined by the formula
R^{2}_{adj} = 1  [SSR (n  1)] / [SSTO (n  p)]
where SSR is the sum of squared residuals
,
SSTO is the total sum of squares
, n is the number
of observations and p is the number of parameters estimated (including the intercept).
If the regression is estimated without an intercept term, what is returned is
1  (1  calculateRSquared()
) * (n / (n  p))
 Returns:
 adjusted RSquared statistic
 Throws:
MathIllegalArgumentException
 if the sample has not been set or does
not contain at least 3 observations Since:
 2.2
 See Also:
AbstractMultipleLinearRegression.isNoIntercept()
newXSampleData
protected void newXSampleData(double[][] x)
Loads new x sample data, overriding any previous data.
The input x
array should have one row for each sample
observation, with columns corresponding to independent variables.
For example, if x = new double[][] {{1, 2}, {3, 4}, {5, 6}}
then setXSampleData(x)
results in a model with two independent
variables and 3 observations:
x[0] x[1]

1 2
3 4
5 6
Note that there is no need to add an initial unitary column (column of 1's) when
specifying a model including an intercept term.
This implementation computes and caches the QR decomposition of the X matrix
once it is successfully loaded.
 Overrides:
newXSampleData
in class AbstractMultipleLinearRegression
 Parameters:
x
 the rectangular array representing the x sample
calculateBeta
protected RealVector calculateBeta()
 Calculates the regression coefficients using OLS.
Data for the model must have been successfully loaded using one of
the newSampleData
methods before invoking this method; otherwise
a NullPointerException
will be thrown.
 Specified by:
calculateBeta
in class AbstractMultipleLinearRegression
 Returns:
 beta
calculateBetaVariance
protected RealMatrix calculateBetaVariance()
Calculates the variancecovariance matrix of the regression parameters.
Var(b) = (X^{T}X)^{1}
Uses QR decomposition to reduce (X^{T}X)^{1}
to (R^{T}R)^{1}, with only the top p rows of
R included, where p = the length of the beta vector.
Data for the model must have been successfully loaded using one of
the newSampleData
methods before invoking this method; otherwise
a NullPointerException
will be thrown.
 Specified by:
calculateBetaVariance
in class AbstractMultipleLinearRegression
 Returns:
 The beta variancecovariance matrix
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