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sklearn.datasets.make_sparse_uncorrelated(n_samples=100, n_features=10, random_state=None)

Generate a random regression problem with sparse uncorrelated design

This dataset is described in Celeux et al [1]. as:

X ~ N(0, 1)
y(X) = X[:, 0] + 2 * X[:, 1] - 2 * X[:, 2] - 1.5 * X[:, 3]

Only the first 4 features are informative. The remaining features are useless.


n_samples : int, optional (default=100)

The number of samples.

n_features : int, optional (default=10)

The number of features.

random_state : int, RandomState instance or None, optional (default=None)

If int, random_state is the seed used by the random number generator; If RandomState instance, random_state is the random number generator; If None, the random number generator is the RandomState instance used by np.random.


X : array of shape [n_samples, n_features]

The input samples.

y : array of shape [n_samples]

The output values.


[R114]G. Celeux, M. El Anbari, J.-M. Marin, C. P. Robert, “Regularization in regression: comparing Bayesian and frequentist methods in a poorly informative situation”, 2009.