- Publication date:
- 2015
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- Statistics
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Acknowledged author Trevor Hastie wrote Statistical Learning with Sparsity: The Lasso and Generalizations (Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs on Statistics and Applied Probability) comprising 367 pages back in 2015. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1498712169 and 9781498712163. Since then Statistical Learning with Sparsity: The Lasso and Generalizations (Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs on Statistics and Applied Probability) textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $16.17 or rent at the marketplace.

Discover New Methods for Dealing with High-Dimensional Data

A sparse statistical model has only a small number of nonzero parameters or weights; therefore, it is much easier to estimate and interpret than a dense model. **Statistical Learning with Sparsity: The Lasso and Generalizations** presents methods that exploit sparsity to help recover the underlying signal in a set of data.

Top experts in this rapidly evolving field, the authors describe the lasso for linear regression and a simple coordinate descent algorithm for its computation. They discuss the application of *ℓ*_{1} penalties to generalized linear models and support vector machines, cover generalized penalties such as the elastic net and group lasso, and review numerical methods for optimization. They also present statistical inference methods for fitted (lasso) models, including the bootstrap, Bayesian methods, and recently developed approaches. In addition, the book examines matrix decomposition, sparse multivariate analysis, graphical models, and compressed sensing. It concludes with a survey of theoretical results for the lasso.

In this age of big data, the number of features measured on a person or object can be large and might be larger than the number of observations. This book shows how the sparsity assumption allows us to tackle these problems and extract useful and reproducible patterns from big datasets. Data analysts, computer scientists, and theorists will appreciate this thorough and up-to-date treatment of sparse statistical modeling.