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This function is used to quickly create a workflowsets object.


  .model_type = "kernlab",
  .cost = 1,
  .rbf_sigma = 0.01,
  .margin = 0.1



This is where you will set your engine. It uses parsnip::svm_rbf() under the hood and can take one of the following:

  • "kernlab"


You must supply a list of recipes. list(rec_1, rec_2, ...)


A positive number for the cost of predicting a sample within or on the wrong side of the margin.


A positive number for the radial basis function.


A positive number for the epsilon in the SVM insensitive loss function (regression only).


Returns a workflowsets object.


This function expects to take in the recipes that you want to use in the modeling process. This is an automated workflow process. There are sensible defaults set for the model specification, but if you choose you can set them yourself if you have a good understanding of what they should be. The mode is set to "regression".

This only uses the option set_engine("kernlab") and therefore the .model_type is not needed. The parameter is kept because it is possible in the future that this could change, and it keeps with the framework of how other functions are written.

parsnip::svm_rbf() svm_rbf() defines a support vector machine model. For classification, the model tries to maximize the width of the margin between classes. For regression, the model optimizes a robust loss function that is only affected by very large model residuals.

This SVM model uses a nonlinear function, specifically a polynomial function, to create the decision boundary or regression line.


Steven P. Sanderson II, MPH



data <- AirPassengers %>%
  ts_to_tbl() %>%

splits <- time_series_split(
  , date_col
  , assess = 12
  , skip = 3
  , cumulative = TRUE

rec_objs <- ts_auto_recipe(
 .data = training(splits)
 , .date_col = date_col
 , .pred_col = value

wf_sets <- ts_wfs_svm_rbf("kernlab", rec_objs)
#> # A workflow set/tibble: 4 × 4
#>   wflow_id                     info             option    result    
#>   <chr>                        <list>           <list>    <list>    
#> 1 rec_base_svm_rbf             <tibble [1 × 4]> <opts[0]> <list [0]>
#> 2 rec_date_svm_rbf             <tibble [1 × 4]> <opts[0]> <list [0]>
#> 3 rec_date_fourier_svm_rbf     <tibble [1 × 4]> <opts[0]> <list [0]>
#> 4 rec_date_fourier_nzv_svm_rbf <tibble [1 × 4]> <opts[0]> <list [0]>