CatBoost Enables Fast Gradient Boosting on Decision Trees Using GPUs

Originally published at: https://developer.nvidia.com/blog/catboost-fast-gradient-boosting-decision-trees/

Machine Learning techniques are widely used today for many different tasks. Different types of data require different methods. Yandex relies on Gradient Boosting to power many of our market-leading products and services including search, music streaming, ride-hailing, self-driving cars, weather prediction, machine translation, and our intelligent assistant among others. Gradient boosting on decision trees is a form of…