Week 14

Date: Nov 30th - Dec 2nd

What we will cover

Last class of the semester! We will finish the course with a bang, checking out our last prediction methods: Bagging, Random Forests, and Boosting.

  • James, G. et al. (2021). “An Introduction to Statistical Learning with Applications in R” (ISLR). Chapter 8: 8.2 (pg. 340-348).

  • Udacity. (2016). “Bootstrap aggregating bagging”.

  • Ritvik Kharkar. (2019). “Random Forests”. Video materials from ritvikmath.
  • Udacity. (2016). “Boosting”.


Complete before Sunday Nov 28th (11:59 pm) (if your section is on Tue) or Tuesday Nov 30th (11:59 pm) (if your section is on Thu). You can find the assignment here.


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Here is the R code we will review in class, with some additional questions Download

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