1.1 - 8.10 - GLM Input - Teradata Vantage

Teradata Vantage™ - Machine Learning Engine Analytic Function Reference

Teradata Vantage
Release Number
October 2019
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
English (United States)

InputTable Schema

It is important to normalize the input variables before calling this function. For details, see Normalized Input.

The table can have additional columns, but the function ignores them.

Column Data Type Description
dependent_variable_column Any numeric SQL data type Dependent/response variable. Cannot be NULL. Must be first in TargetColumns syntax element. If Family is BINOMIAL or LOGISTIC, each value in this column must be either 0 or 1.
numeric_column Any numeric SQL data type [Column appears one or more times.] Independent/predictor variable. Cannot be NULL. Must follow dependent_variable_column in TargetColumns syntax element.

Teradata recommends using Scale (ML Engine) function on numeric predictors before calling function.

categorical_column CHARACTER, VARCHAR, INTEGER, BYTEINT, DATE, TIME (without TIME ZONE) [Column appears only with CategoricalColumns syntax element.] Categorical variable. Must also appear in TargetColumns syntax element.
weight_column INTEGER, DOUBLE PRECISION [Column appears only with WeightColumn syntax element.] Weight to assign to response variable.