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Workshop 5: Classification II


In this workshop we'll be giving a follow-up to our well-received classification I workshop. We begin to delve into deeper data science techniques. 

A basic familiarity with R is assumed (for those who need a refresher check out

The workshop will be accessible to all; however, some topics will involve higher level mathematics.

Topics that will be covered include:

1. Classification Trees

2. Random Forests

3. Logistic Regression

4. Penalized Logistic Regression 

5. Elastic Net (time permitting)

Things to bring: 

1. Your Laptop (required),

2. Installation of R and R studio. This workshop assumes basic familiarity with R.,

3. Enthusiasm.

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  • Mark Stephen L.


    June 19, 2014

  • Ann V.

    Josh gave another fantastic overview presentation with detailed illustrative examples using R to create Classification Trees, Random Forests, Logic Regressions - extremely valuable session! And three cheers for Rahul for the perfect venue and arrangements setup.

    June 18, 2014

  • Rachael

    when is the makeup session?

    June 18, 2014

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