predictive modeling

Neighbors-based prediction of physical function after total knee arthroplasty

The purpose of this study was to develop and test personalized predictions for functional recovery after Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) surgery, using a novel neighbors-based prediction approach. We used data from 397 patients with TKA to develop the …

{caret} custom function implementation

Problem: Optimal Probability Threshold It’s been a while! I’m writing this post for a couple of reasons. I don’t want to only be writing my dissertation… Someone found me on github and asked me to help them. I am happy to be writing this post for the two reasons listed above so let’s jump straight into the problem. Recently, a random stranger e-mailed me about a problem they were having at work.