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Activity Number: 466
Type: Contributed
Date/Time: Wednesday, August 1, 2012 : 8:30 AM to 10:20 AM
Sponsor: Section on Statistical Learning and Data Mining
Abstract - #305365
Title: Variable Selection: A Journey
Author(s): Shibasish Dasgupta*+
Companies: University of Florida
Address: 712 SW 16th Avenue, Apartment 315, Gainesville, FL, 32601, United States
Keywords: Lasso ; Regression

Variable selection is one of the most important tasks in modern day's statistical science. High dimensional inference plays a major role in statistical learning & Data Mining. In this talk I'll present the basic idea behind variable selection using different penalized loss functions. This talk will try to connect the gaps between some variants of penalized regression techniques & will discuss also about their optimality properties.

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