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CROSSFOLD: Stata module to perform k-fold cross-validation

Benjamin Daniels ()

Statistical Software Components from Boston College Department of Economics

Abstract: crossfold performs k-fold cross-validation on a specified model in order to evaluate a model's ability to fit out-of-sample data. This procedure splits the data randomly into k partitions, then for each partition it fits the specified model using the other k-1 groups and uses the resulting parameters to predict the dependent variable in the unused group.

Language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 11
Keywords: cross-validation; k-fold (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012-02-23
Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install crossfold". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.
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