More nonlinear methods

We continue our exploration of non-linear supervised machine learning approaches including tree based methods, GAMs, and neural networks and graphs structured learning.

Joshua Loftus

Trees and forests


Compositional nonlinearity

(not active yet) Slides, notebooks, exercises

Slides for GAMs video ([PDF])

Slides for trees and forests video ([PDF])

Slides for neural networks video ([PDF])

Notebook for ?



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  author = {Loftus, Joshua},
  title = {Neurath's Speedboat: More nonlinear methods},
  url = {},
  year = {2021}