Stochastic Gradient Boosting: Choosing the Best Number of Iterations

Exploring an approach to choosing the optimal number of iterations in stochastic gradient boosting, following a bug I found in scikit-learn.

December 29, 2014

Fitting noise: Forecasting the sale price of bulldozers (Kaggle competition summary)

Summary of a Kaggle competition to forecast bulldozer sale price, where I finished 9th out of 476 teams.

November 19, 2014