Why a linear model?

A linear model, in the broadest sense, is the basis for many more complex models, which are used to make predictions of a quantity of interest. This course provides the necessary elements to master this essential model, with a view to its use in machine learning and to create metamodels.


2-day course


  • Learn about the different types of metamodels.
  • Know how to build and exploit a metamodel by linear regression.
  • Know the main designs of experiments and methods of validation


  • Good knowledge of probability theory.
  • Knowledge of Python recommended.


  • R&D Engineer
  • Design Office Engineer
  • Operational safety Engineer.

Upcoming sessions

  • May 20-21, 2021
  • November 4-5, 2021


Paris (12ème ou 7ème arr. suivant disponibilité)




Introduction to metamodels

Design of experiments

Model choice

Metamodel validation

Linear regression model

  • Asymptotic formulation and law of estimators
  • Validation and statistical tests



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