How to score 0.8134 in Titanic Kaggle Challenge

Posted on mer. 10 août 2016 in Kaggle • Tagged with Kaggle, Titanic, Data science, Python, Solution, TutorialLeave a comment


The Titanic challenge on Kaggle is a competition in which the task is to predict the survival or the death of a given passenger based on a set of variables describing him such as his age, his sex, or his passenger class on the boat.
I have been playing with the Titanic dataset for a while, and I have recently achieved an accuracy score of 0.8134 on the public leaderboard.
As I'm writing this post, I am ranked among the top 9% of all Kagglers: More than 4540 teams are currently competing.
This post is the opportunity to share my solution with you.


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