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Sunday data/statistics link roundup (4/8)

This is a great article about the illusion of progress in machine learning. In part, I think it explains why the Leekasso¬†(just using the top 10) isn’t a totally silly idea. I also love how he talks about sources of … Continue reading

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Prediction: the Lasso vs. just using the top 10 predictors

One incredibly popular tool for the analysis of high-dimensional data is the lasso. The lasso is commonly used in cases when you have many more predictors than independent samples (the n « p) problem. It is also often used in the … Continue reading

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