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XGBoost With Python Mini-Course

7 Step Mini-Course to Get Started with XGBoost in Python

XGBoost With Python Mini-Course. XGBoost is an implementation of gradient boosting that is being used to win machine learning competitions. It is powerful but it can be hard to get started. In this post, you will discover a 7-part crash course on XGBoost with Python. This mini-course is designed for Python machine learning practitioners that […]

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How to Configure the Gradient Boosting Algorithm

How to Configure the Gradient Boosting Algorithm

Gradient boosting is one of the most powerful techniques for applied machine learning and as such is quickly becoming one of the most popular. But how do you configure gradient boosting on your problem? In this post you will discover how you can configure gradient boosting on your machine learning problem by looking at configurations […]

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XGBoost Learning Curve Log Loss

Avoid Overfitting By Early Stopping With XGBoost In Python

Overfitting is a problem with sophisticated non-linear learning algorithms like gradient boosting. In this post you will discover how you can use early stopping to limit overfitting with XGBoost in Python. After reading this post, you will know: About early stopping as an approach to reducing overfitting of training data. How to monitor the performance […]

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