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Data Analysis Webinar by Salford Systems (no charge)

December 14, 2012 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Salford Systems has been a sponsor of our Big Data unconference (in October). They are providing a Webinar at no charge:

Advances in Gradient Boosting: the Power of Post-Processing
December 14, 10-11 a.m., PST

Webinar Registration:


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Course Outline:
· Gradient Boosting and Post-Processing:
o What is missing from Gradient Boosting?
o Why post-processing techniques are used?
· Applications Benefiting from Post-Processing: Examples from a variety of industries.
o Financial Services
o Biomedical
o Environmental
o Manufacturing
o Adserving
· Typical Post-Processing Steps
· Techniques:
o Generalized Path Seeker (GPS): modern high-speed LASSO-style regularized regression.
o Importance Sampled Learning Ensembles (ISLE): identify and reweight the most influential trees.
o Rulefit: ISLE on “steroids.” Identify the most influential nodes and rules.
· Case Study Example:
o Output/Results without Post-Processing
o Output/Results with Post-Processing
o Demo


December 14, 2012
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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