December 2018

Recommendation Engine with Python

December 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Recommendation engines make future suggestion to a person based on their prior behavior. There are several ways to develop recommendation engines but for purposes, we will be looking at the development of a user-based collaborative filter. This type of filter takes the ratings of others to suggest future items to another user based on the […] [...Read more...]

Elastic Net Regression in Python

December 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Elastic net regression combines the power of ridge and lasso regression into one algorithm. What this means is that with elastic net the algorithm can remove weak variables altogether as with lasso or to reduce them to close to zero as with ridge. All of these algorithms are examples of regularized regression. This post will […] [...Read more...]