Mathematics, rightly viewed, possesses not only truth, but supreme beauty (Bertrand Russell) You have a pentagon defined by its five vertex. Now, follow these steps: Step 0: take a point...continue reading.
Data today is the fuel driving the modern business world. It therefore stands to reason that the ability to read and speak data should be a fairly mainstream skill. Except it isn’t -...continue reading.
TL;DR Describes the best practices for setting automated test architecture for Shiny apps. Automate and test early and often with unit tests, user interface tests, and performance tests. Best Practices...continue reading.
This summer Mango took on three summer interns, Chris, Ellena and Lizzi, all maths students at different stages of their university careers. To provide insight into what it’s like to...continue reading.
In the post https://statcompute.wordpress.com/2019/10/13/assess-variable-importance-in-grnn, it was shown how to assess the variable importance of a GRNN by the decrease in GoF statistics, e.g. AUC, after averaging or dropping the variable...continue reading.
The function grnn.margin() (https://github.com/statcompute/yager/blob/master/code/grnn.margin.R) was my first attempt to explore the relationship between each predictor and the response in a General Regression Neural Network, which usually is considered the Black-Box...continue reading.
Long time no see, Statisfaction! I’m glad to write about my habilitation entitled Bayesian statistical learning and applications I defended yesterday at Inria Grenoble. This Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches...continue reading.
A major advantage of General Regression Neural Networks (GRNN) over other types of neural networks is that there is only a single hyper-parameter, namely the sigma. In the previous post...continue reading.
TL;DR Two methods for keeping your Shiny app organized while avoiding hardcoding. Softcoding Constants in a Shiny App They can be found everywhere. Text on buttons, urls to be linked,...continue reading.
Hi all, The paper “unbiased Markov chain Monte Carlo with couplings” co-written with John O’Leary and Yves Atchadé has been accepted as a read paper in JRSS: Series B, to...continue reading.