Dhruv Sharma

Independent

2023 N. Cleveland St.

Arlington, VA 22201

United States

http://theinterdisciplinarian.com/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Evidence in Favor of Weight of Evidence and Binning Transformations for Predictive Modeling

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Sep 2011
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
Downloads 740 (16,108)
Citation 1

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2.

Improving Logistic Regression/Credit Scorecards Using Random Forests: Applications with Credit Card and Home Equity Datasets

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2011
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
Downloads 675 (21,278)

Abstract:

optimal credit scoring, random forests, logistic regression, mortgage, credit risk,credit cards, KDD

Abstract:

data science, predictive modeling, successful factors with optimal models, predictive model success, survey of modelers, crowdsourcing, modeler performance

4.

Innovation in Corporate Credit Scoring: Z-Score Optimization

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Nov 2011
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
Downloads 251 (79,479)

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corporate credit scoring, optimal credit scoring, Altman Z-score, bankruptcy prediction, variable selection, combining credit scores, interaction effects, random forest, logistic regression, empirical vs. structural models

5.
Downloads 246 (65,761)
Citation 1

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logistic regression, credit scoring, random forest, econometrics, statistics, predictive models, variable selection

6.

Organizational Strategy: High Performance Organization vs. Learning Organizations?

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 13 May 2011 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2011
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
Downloads 231 (85,236)

Abstract:

learning organization, high performance organization, strategy

7.

I*: Optimizing Logistic Regression to Match Ensemble Performance Using Random Forest Variable Importance

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 06 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2011
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
Downloads 220 (83,623)
Citation 4

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logistic regression, random forest, interaction mining, variable selection, automated model building,ensemble performance regression

8.
Downloads 216 (104,094)

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asset allocation, investment, system, risk/reward, simulation, volatility pumping, optimization, monte carlo simulation

9.

Some Experiments Comparing Logistic Regression and Random Forests Using Synthetic Data and the Interaction Miner Algorithm

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2011
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
Downloads 179 (110,277)

Abstract:

interaction mining, simulation synthetic data sets, logistic regression vs. random forest, exponential probability distributions, I*, interaction miner, variable selection

10.

Optimal Response Modeling: Comparison of Logistic Regression, Random Forest and I* Algorithm

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Aug 2011
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
Downloads 174 (111,782)
Citation 1

Abstract:

kdd, random forest, logistic, naive bayes, discretization, binning, I*, logistic regression, donation response, bias, variable importance, enhancing random forest, WOE, empirical bayes

11.

Integrating Social Network Analysis & Organizational Development

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2011
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
Downloads 171 (120,546)

Abstract:

organizational development, social network Analysis, survey analysis, executive coaching, social capital, cultural and economic capital, knowledge work

12.

A Simple Experiment to Test the Interaction Effects Hypothesis for Random Forests and Logistic Regression

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2012
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
Downloads 147 (144,509)
Citation 1

Abstract:

random forest, interaction effects, logistic regression

13.

Improving Naïve Bayes Classifiers Using Interaction and Transformations Of Variables

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 03 Oct 2011
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
Downloads 118 (156,206)

Abstract:

naive bayes, random forest, interactions, transformations, classification, I*, logistic regression

14.

De-Biased Random Forest Variable Selection

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2013
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
Downloads 111 (170,258)

Abstract:

random forest, variable importance, interaction effects, logistic regression, interaction effects, predictive modeling, biases

15.

Creating Value Through the Strategic Use of Feedback

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 13 May 2011 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2011
Dhruv Sharma and Delily Marandure
Independent and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 98 (196,596)

Abstract:

strategic human resources, appraisal, 360 degree, feedback

16.

A Study of the Drivers of Movie Rating Recommendations: Optimal Movie Prediction via Linear Regression

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2012
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
Downloads 97 (164,519)

Abstract:

collaborative filtering, Netflix, recommender systems, matrix facorization, regression, movie rating prediction, query theory, preferences, affect optimization, movies, films, data science

17.

The Importance of Audience Effect to Human Communication and Development

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Nov 2012
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
Downloads 73 (213,126)

Abstract:

audience effect, Audience theory, human communication, family and individual experience, therapy

18.

Artificial Intelligence, Random Forests, and Genetically Engineered Rule-Sets: Promising Intersection for Hybrid AI Systems

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 13 May 2011 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2011
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
Downloads 69 (214,640)

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Random Forests, Evolutionary Ecentralized Intelligence, Sense-Making, Rule Sets

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transformations, interaction terms, recursive partitioning, conditional inference trees, random forests

20.
Downloads 66 (240,596)
Citation 1

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improving credit scoring, logistic regression, random forests, credit risk, systemic risk, safe mortgage products

21.

Log Optimal Portfolios for the Poor: A New Proposal for Log Optimal Wealth Creation for Low Income Families

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 May 2011 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2011
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
Downloads 58 (272,526)

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behavioral finance, poverty, log optimal portfolios, public policy, innovation, wealth creation

22.

Consistency Checking of Risk Policy Rules Using Meta-Rules: Axiomatic Approach to Optimal Credit Policy Evaluation and Trade Offs for Credit Policy Expert Systems

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2014
Dhruv Sharma and Joel Krenis
Independent and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 45 (312,150)

Abstract:

risk management, expert systems, testing and validation, context based meta rules, pareto optimal risk trade-offs, credit risk underwriting

23.

Importance of Random Forests to Complexity Science

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 13 May 2011 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2011
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
Downloads 45 (309,336)

Abstract:

complexity, random forests, swarm intelligence, random forest as intelligent system similar to swarm intelligence

24.

Boston HMDA Data Analysis Re-Visited

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Dec 2012
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
Downloads 34 (320,768)

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fair lending, boston HMDA, discrimination, mortgage lending, disparate impact

25.

Internet News as a Market for News Lemons

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 13 May 2011
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
Downloads 33 (345,279)

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Market for Lemons, Akerlof, Emma Brown, Newspaper Business Models, Innovations, Journalism

26.
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economic utility theory, maximization, optimization, constrained utility maximization, economics, complexity theory, sustainable economic growth, stable markets, random forest, lasso, fast frugal, bounded rationality, complexity, interdisciplinary, constrained optimization

27.

Open Source it All!

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 13 May 2011
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
Downloads 24 (390,749)

Abstract:

open source, social capital, education, welfare, health care

28.

Lacanian Theory and its Relation of Organization Change: A Synthesis

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 May 2011 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2011
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
Downloads 19 (395,471)

Abstract:

Lacan, Change, Organizational Development

29.

Why Bad is Good: Leveraging Common Organizational Shortcomings for Change?

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 07 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2011
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
Downloads 16 (424,945)

Abstract:

difficult people and situations, learning, growth, organizational development, self-help, business books, reframing

30.

The Zen of Internet Search or Re-Search

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 13 May 2011
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
Downloads 7 (480,698)

Abstract:

Internet Search, Google, Zen