Quantile regression with an epsilon-insensitive loss in a reproducing kernel Hilbert space
This paper proposes a method to estimate the conditional quantile function using an epsilon-insensitive loss in a reproducing kernel Hilbert space. When choosing a smoothing parameter in nonparametric frameworks, it is necessary to evaluate the complexity of the model. In this regard, we provide a simple formula for computing an effective number of parameters when implementing an epsilon-insensitive loss. We also investigate the effects of the epsilon-insensitive loss.
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Volume (Year): 81 (2011)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
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