# Lecture 22 – Inference for Modeling

Presented by Fernando Perez and Suraj Rampure

Content by Suraj Rampure, Fernando Perez, John DeNero, Sam Lau, Ani Adhikari, Deb Nolan

The Data 8 textbook chapter on estimation may be very helpful.

A reminder – the right column of the table below contains *Quick Checks*. These are **not** required but suggested to help you check your understanding.

Video | Quick Check | |
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22.1 A big picture overview of inference. Parameters and estimators. Bias and variance of estimators. The sample mean estimator. |
22.1 | |

22.2 Using bootstrap resampling in order to estimate the sampling distribution of an estimator. |
22.2 | |

22.3 Defining confidence intervals more generally. Describing and demoing how we can use the bootstrap to create confidence intervals for population parameters. |
22.3 | |

22.4 The assumptions we make when modeling with linear regression.. |
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22.5 Using the bootstrap to estimate the sampling distributions of parameters in a linear regression model. Inference for the true slope of a feature. |
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22.6 Multicollinearity, and its impacts on the interpretability of the parameters of our model. A summary of the lecture, and a brief overview of the ML taxonomy. |
22.6 |