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The decision tree

Friedman, Ken

The decision tree

a novel

by Friedman, Ken

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Published by Heart Pub., Distributed by Adams Pub. Co. in Rainier, Wash .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Ken Friedman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3556.R5267 D43 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination243 p. ;
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1024421M
ISBN 100961586869
LC Control Number96094593
OCLC/WorldCa36008670


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R has a package that uses recursive partitioning to construct decision trees. It’s called rpart, and its function for constructing trees is called rpart(). To install the rpart package, click Install on the Packages tab and type rpart in the Install Packages dialog box.

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The model- (or tree-) building aspect of decision tree classification algorithms are composed of 2 main tasks: tree induction and tree pruning. Tree induction is the task of taking a set of pre-classified instances as input, deciding which attributes are best to split on, splitting the dataset, and recursing on .