This post contains a video on what is XGBoost: how it works and why it’s so popular. This discussion is at an easy-to-follow, high level. I also include in this post some links you may find useful, if you’re curious to learn more.

what is xgboost

What is XGBoost? – image by author

Video - "What is XGBoost?"

Here is the video, available on YouTube:

Additional Links

Click here to access the home page of the XGBoost project. 

The 2016 paper, introducing XGBoost, can be downloaded here

You can also look at my blog articles, where is describe the mathematical details of the Gradient Boosting Algorithm, as well as how this algorithm can be implemented in Python from scratch.

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