Boosting - an unusual yet attractive optimiser.

  title={Boosting - an unusual yet attractive optimiser.},
  author={Torsten Hothorn},
  journal={Methods of information in medicine},
  volume={53 6},
This editorial is part of a For-Discussion-Section of Methods of Information in Medicine about the papers "The Evolution of Boosting Algorithms - From Machine Learning to Statistical Modelling" and "Extending Statistical Boosting - An Overview of Recent Methodological Developments", written by Andreas Mayr and co-authors. It preludes two discussed reviews on developments and applications of boosting in biomedical research. The two review papers, written by Andreas Mayr, Harald Binder, Olaf… CONTINUE READING