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Quantitative methods for lawyers

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Published by Carolina Academic Press in Durham, N.C .
Written in English

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    • Subjects:
    • Law -- United States -- Statistical methods.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Steven M. Crafton and Margaret F. Brinig.
      ContributionsBrinig, Margaret F.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF320.S73 C72 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 1173 p. :
      Number of Pages1173
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1128184M
      ISBN 100890896046
      LC Control Number94072118
      OCLC/WorldCa31234882

      Introduction to Machine Learning for Lawyers 3. Quantitative Legal Prediction + Business of Law 4. Bias/Variance, Precision/Recall & Dimensionality 5. Overfitting, Underfitting, & Cross-Validation 6. Logistic Regression and Maximum Likelihood 7. K Nearest Neighbors + Naive Bayes Classifiers 8. Binary Classification w/ Decision Tree Learning 9.


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