Intro to Predictive Modeling

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University at Albany

1215 Western Ave · Albany, NY

How to find us

Meetup will be in the School of Education building, room 346. Parking is available in Collins Circle for $5. Enter the campus from Washington Ave Extension across from the Dunkin Donuts and there are two parking lots on the large circle.

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Details

This workshop will introduce the basic concepts and procedures for predictive modeling in R including:

* How to evaluate the quality of predictive models using confusion matrices and ROC curves
* Classification and regression trees (CART methods)
* Ensemble methods (e.g. random forests, boosting, bagging)
* Discussion of issues and limitations of "black box" predictive modeling