The Running Log - Lab Exercises
Exercise 1: You get paid mucho smackers for telling people how to get
speedier on foot ...
- There is this runner, let's call him "Bob". He has been keeping track
of his runs in a file called "Running.txt"
Information on the file, and the variables it contains, are included in
The running log lists the speed along with weight, distance and other
information. Plow through the data and evaluate predictors for running
speed. Recommend a set of priorities that will allow the runner to
- Bob wants to qualify again for the Boston Marathon, which means
that he needs to be able to run a marathon (i.e., 42.2km) in 3:30 hours
(i.e., at a pace of 4.976 min/km or 12.057 km/h). What would he have to
do, short of selling his soul, to get there?
- Are there any underlying concepts that can explain
variation in running speed? Are there variables and outcomes that group
Competences earned this week:
- Phrase predictions based a set of variables that describe past
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