Dhruv Sharma

Independent

2023 N. Cleveland St.

Arlington, VA 22201

United States

http://theinterdisciplinarian.com/

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

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

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Sep 2011
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
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logistic regression, credit scoring, random forest, econometrics, statistics, predictive models, variable selection

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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 1,216 (21,771)
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optimal credit scoring, random forests, logistic regression, mortgage, credit risk,credit cards, KDD

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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 400 (94,571)
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logistic regression, random forest, interaction mining, variable selection, automated model building,ensemble performance regression

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Innovation in Corporate Credit Scoring: Z-Score Optimization

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Nov 2011
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
Downloads 369 (103,756)

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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

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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 356 (107,973)

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learning organization, high performance organization, strategy

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

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Aug 2011
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
Downloads 336 (115,254)

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

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

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Improving Naïve Bayes Classifiers Using Interaction and Transformations Of Variables

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 03 Oct 2011
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
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naive bayes, random forest, interactions, transformations, classification, I*, logistic regression

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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 257 (152,540)
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interaction mining, simulation synthetic data sets, logistic regression vs. random forest, exponential probability distributions, I*, interaction miner, variable selection

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Integrating Social Network Analysis & Organizational Development

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2011
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
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organizational development, social network Analysis, survey analysis, executive coaching, social capital, cultural and economic capital, knowledge work

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

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De-Biased Random Forest Variable Selection

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2013
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
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random forest, variable importance, interaction effects, logistic regression, interaction effects, predictive modeling, biases

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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 192 (201,025)
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random forest, interaction effects, logistic regression

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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
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strategic human resources, appraisal, 360 degree, feedback

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

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The Importance of Audience Effect to Human Communication and Development

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Nov 2012
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
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audience effect, Audience theory, human communication, family and individual experience, therapy

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

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

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

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Boston HMDA Data Analysis Re-Visited

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Dec 2012
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
Downloads 77 (391,951)

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

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Importance of Random Forests to Complexity Science

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 13 May 2011 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2011
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
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complexity, random forests, swarm intelligence, random forest as intelligent system similar to swarm intelligence

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

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Internet News as a Market for News Lemons

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 13 May 2011
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
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Market for Lemons, Akerlof, Emma Brown, Newspaper Business Models, Innovations, Journalism

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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

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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
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Lacan, Change, Organizational Development

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Open Source it All!

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 13 May 2011
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
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open source, social capital, education, welfare, health care

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

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The Zen of Internet Search or Re-Search

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 13 May 2011
Dhruv Sharma
Independent
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Internet Search, Google, Zen