Statistics and Its Interface

Volume 11 (2018)

Number 3

Discussion on “Double sparsity kernel learning with automatic variable selection and data extraction”

Pages: 421 – 422

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4310/SII.2018.v11.n3.a2

Authors

Yuan Huang (Department of Biostatistics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Ia., U.S.A.)

Shuangge Ma (Department of Biostatistics, Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A.)

Abstract

Chen et al. (2018) presented a kernel learning method with double sparsity penalties to achieve variable selection and data extraction simultaneously. In this article, we highlight the authors’ contributions and provide several remarks that may be worth further discussions and exploration.

Keywords

kernel learning, data extraction, variable selection, tuning parameter selection

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Received 2 March 2018