Essays about: "Statistical learning"

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  1. 1. Extraordinary or Ordinary at Best? - An Empirical Study on the Application of Machine Learning Tools for Proxy Means Tests in Poverty Targeting

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Nicolas Leicht; Colja Maser; [2019]
    Keywords : Poverty targeting; Proxy means tests; Machine learning; Household surveys;

    Abstract : Proxy means tests are a widely used approach in development programs where the beneficiaries need to be determined through targeting. These tests apply a standard econometric method, ordinary least squares, to predict consumption levels using household characteristics as input variables. READ MORE

  2. 2. Visualization and Classification of Neurological Status with Tensor Decomposition and Machine Learning

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Thi Pham; [2019]
    Keywords : Stress assessment; physiological signals; biosensors; tensor decomposition; feature visualization; machine learning;

    Abstract : Recognition of physical and mental responses to stress is important for stress assessment and management as its negative effects in health can be prevented or reduced. Wearable technology, mainly using electroencephalogram (EEG), provides information such as tracking fitness activity, disease detection, and monitoring neurologicalstates of individuals. READ MORE

  3. 3. Classification of Wi-Fi Sensor Data for a Smarter City : Probabilistic Classification using Bayesian Statistics

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik; Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik

    Author : Elin Tyni; Johanna Wikberg; [2019]
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    Abstract : As cities are growing with an increasing number of residents, problems with the traffic such as congestion and larger emission arise. The city planners have challenges with making it as easy as possible for the residents to commute and in as large scale as possible to avoid vehicles. READ MORE

  4. 4. From Recognition to Adaptation: How does Forecasting relate to International Aid Funding in Food Security?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Matthias Grawehr; Þórarinn Gunnarsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Forecasting; Food Insecurity; Famine; Funding; FEWS NET; Disaster Risk Reduction; Early Warning System; Complexity; Recognition; Adaptation; Technology and Engineering; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The importance of early adaptation to reduce the impact of recognized risks has been underlined in recent years as featured aspect of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Sendai Framework for Action. The aim of this study is to analyze the relationship between forecasted food insecurity levels and allocated funding directed at food security. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fraud or Not?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statistiska institutionen

    Author : Thea Åkerblom; Tobias Thor; [2019]
    Keywords : Logistic Regression; K-Nearest Neighbour; classification; random forest; fraud; transactions and statistical learning;

    Abstract : This paper uses statistical learning to examine and compare three different statistical methods with the aim to predict credit card fraud. The methods compared are Logistic Regression, K-Nearest Neighbour and Random Forest. READ MORE