What's new in tidymodels?

tidymodels is a collection of packages for modeling using a tidy interface.

What's new in tidymodels?

January 21, 2021

tidymodels is a collection of packages for modeling using a tidy interface. In the last year there have been numerous improvements and extensions. This talk gives an overview of additional tuning methods, new extension packages for models and recipes, and other features.

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Max Kuhn

Max Kuhn is a software engineer at RStudio. He is currently working on improving R's modeling capabilities. He was a Director of Nonclinical Statistics at Pfizer Global R&D in Connecticut. He was applying models in the pharmaceutical and diagnostic industries for over 18 years. Max has a Ph.D. in Biostatistics. Max is the author of numerous R packages for techniques in machine learning and reproducible research and is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Statistical Software. He, and Kjell Johnson, wrote the book Applied Predictive Modeling, which won the Ziegel award from the American Statistical Association, which recognizes the best book reviewed in Technometrics in 2015. Their latest book, Feature Engineering and Selection, was published in 2019.