Variable Selection

Variable Selection and Prediction with Incomplete High-Dimensional Data

We propose a Multiple Imputation Random Lasso (MIRL) method to select important variables and to predict the outcome for an epidemiological study of Eating and Activity in Teens. In this study 80% of individuals have at least one variable missing. …

High-dimensional variable selection for Cox's proportional hazards model

Variable selection in high dimensional space has challenged many contemporary statistical problems from many frontiers of scientific disciplines. Recent technological advances have made it possible to collect a huge amount of covariate information …