Boosting your Database

In this chapter, we will explain what statistical boosting is, how it works, and introduce the notion of using statistical boosting to better understand data in a database.

We have again broken the subjects in this chapter down into the following important areas for clarity:

  • Definition and purpose of statistical boosting
  • What you can learn from boosting (to help) your database
  • Using R to illustrate boosting methods

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