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Matthew Drury
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How can a smaller learning rate hurt the performance of a gbm?

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What is the root cause of the class imbalance problem?

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What problem does oversampling, undersampling, and SMOTE solve?

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Minimizing bias in explanatory modeling, why? (Galit Shmueli's "To Explain or to Predict")

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What are variable importance rankings useful for?

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The origin of the term "regularization"

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When is having an unbiased estimator important?

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Estimating dispersion parameters in GLMs

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Reference request: Classical statistics for working data scientists

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Is the true linear regressor equal to the average linear regressor?