American Statistical Association
New York City
Metropolitan Area Chapter

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Biostatistics Seminar Series


Audrey Mauguen, Ph.D.
Assistant Attending Biostatistician
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

INTRODUCTION TO BOOSTING FOR SURVIVAL ANALYSIS,
A DISCUSSION BASED ON GREG RIDGEWAY'S
"THE STATE OF BOOSTING" ARTICLE

I will introduce the concept of boosting based on the Greg Ridgeway's article, "THE STATE OF BOOSTING," with a focus on survival analysis. In addition, I will talk about the mboost R package, and quickly show some of the performances I obtained with the method.


Date: Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 P.M.
Location: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
485 Lexington Avenue
(Between 46th & 47th Streets)
2nd Floor, Conference Room B
New York, New York

**Outside visitors please email raduc@mskcc.org for building access.
You must be on the security list to enter the floor.

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