Using Generalised Additive Mixed Models (GAMMs) to predict visitors to Edinburgh and Craigmillar Castles

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If you attended my talk on “Generalised Additive Models applied to tourism data” at the Newcastle Upon Tyne Data Science Meetup in May 2019, please find my (more detailed) slides below. Craigmillar Castle. Image source here. I’d been curious about generalised additive (mixed) models for some time, and the opportunity to learn more about them finally presented itself when a new project came my way, as part of my work at The Data Lab.