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All Blog Posts Tagged 'predictor' (2)

When to Categorize Continuous Predictor in a Regression Model?

Research fields usually follow the practice of categorizing continuous predictor variables, and they are the same who mostly use ANOVA. They often do it through median splits, the high value above the median and the low values below the median. However; this it seems is not that good an idea, and enlisted are some of the reasons to it:

  • Median tends to vary from sample to sample. This makes the categories in various samples have various…
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Added by Chirag Shivalker on October 24, 2017 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Random Forests Algorithm

One of the most popular methods or frameworks used by data scientists at the Rose Data Science Professional Practice Group is Random Forests. The…

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Added by Michael Walker on September 24, 2013 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

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