Kaggle effort restarted

I had previously been running a grid search for optimizing hyperparameters of a Gradient Boosted Classifier with 200 estimators.  Unfortunately, I had way too many fits going on and the machine had been crunching that data for almost a week before a tragic mishap with the power cord.  Needless to say, there were no intermediate saves or anything like that.  A week's worth of computation was gone. I have been admonished properly.  I should run this in the cloud somewhere.  I will investigate that, of course.  But for now, I'm retrying it. (more…)
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