[R] Logistic ridge regression ...

Adrian Trapletti Adrian.Trapletti at wu-wien.ac.at
Tue Mar 28 13:52:55 CEST 2000

John Logsdon wrote:

> Hi
> I have some data (v. large amount) with a (0,1) response where I want to
> minimise the errors in the betas rather than SS or deviance.
> So can anyone point me to a ridge regression function or equivalent for
> such a logistic regression case?


I think you can do that with the nnet code of Brian Ripley. Use the softmax
setting and the weight decay regularizer, which is the same as using a ridge
penalty term, isn't it?


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