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For questions related to the concept of boosting in machine learning, which is a collection of ensemble learning methods.

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Tabular Datasets where Deep neural networks outperforms XGBoost

Are there (complex) tabular datasets where deep neural networks (e.g. more than 3 layers) outperform traditional methods such as XGBoost by a large margin? I'd prefer tabular datasets rather than ...
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Why would the application of boosting prevent underfitting

"Why would the application of boosting prevent underfitting" I read in some paper that applying boosting would prevent you from underfitting. Why is that? Source: http://www.cs.cornell.edu/courses/...