Monthly Archives: April 2015

LASSO regression in astronomy …

I noticed this neat little paper by Uemura et al. on astro ph today demonstrating the application of LASSO regression to variable selection in the case of supernova-based distance/luminosity estimation.  While a quick google scholar search suggests this is not the … Continue reading

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Reproducing kernel Hilbert spaces for ABC and kernel methods in photometric redshifting …

Once again there was a nice synchronicity between the astronomy and stats astro-ph this week: this time involving kernel-based methods.  The first kernel paper was that by Zuluaga et al. investigating the use of a kernel-based metric to define a … Continue reading

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