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Feature Selection with the Caret R Package

Selecting the right features in your data can mean the difference between mediocre performance with long training times and great performance with short training times. The caret R package provides tools to automatically report on the relevance and importance of attributes in your data and even select the most important features for you. In this […]

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Convex Optimization in R

Optimization is a big part of machine learning. It is the core of most popular methods, from least squares regression to artificial neural networks. In this post you will discover recipes for 5 optimization algorithms in R. These methods might be useful in the core of your own implementation of a machine learning algorithm. You […]

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What is R

R is perhaps one of the most powerful and most popular platforms for statistical programming and applied machine learning. When you get serious about machine learning, you will find your way into R. In this post, you will discover what R is, where it came from and some of its most important features. What is […]

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