This article 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 is introduced by an editorial. This article contains the combined commentaries invited to independently comment on the Mayr et al. papers. In sub - sequent issues the discussion can continue through letters to the editor.
- Machine learning
- Statistical computing
- Statistical models
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Health Informatics
- Advanced and Specialized Nursing
- Health Information Management