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- A Further Comparison of Splitting Rules for Decision-Tree Induction
- Decision tree learning
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A Further Comparison of Splitting Rules for Decision-Tree Induction
One approach to learning classification rules from examples is to build decision trees. That paper considered a number of different measures and experimentally examined their behavior on four domains. The main conclusion was that a random splitting rule does not significantly decrease classificational accuracy. This note suggests an alternative experimental method and presents additional results on further domains. Our results indicate that random splitting leads to increased error. These results are at variance with those presented by Mingers.
An approximation to a probability distribution over the space of possible trees is explored using reversible jump Markov chain Monte Carlo methods Green, Most users should sign in with their email address. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Sign In or Create an Account.
Decision tree learning
Decision tree learning is one of the predictive modelling approaches used in statistics , data mining and machine learning. It uses a decision tree as a predictive model to go from observations about an item represented in the branches to conclusions about the item's target value represented in the leaves. Tree models where the target variable can take a discrete set of values are called classification trees ; in these tree structures, leaves represent class labels and branches represent conjunctions of features that lead to those class labels. Decision trees where the target variable can take continuous values typically real numbers are called regression trees. Decision trees are among the most popular machine learning algorithms given their intelligibility and simplicity. In decision analysis, a decision tree can be used to visually and explicitly represent decisions and decision making.
W-Y Loh. Brief history of classification and regression trees. 1 CART (Breiman et al., ), RECPAM (Ciampi et al., ), Segal. (, ) Chipman, H. A., George, E. I., and McCulloch, R. E. (). Bayesian CART.
Tree-based regression and classification ensembles form a standard part of the data-science toolkit. Many commonly used methods take an algorithmic view, proposing greedy methods for constructing decision trees; examples include the classification and regression trees algorithm, boosted decision trees, and random forests. Recent history has seen a surge of interest in Bayesian techniques for constructing decision tree ensembles, with these methods frequently outperforming their algorithmic counterparts. The goal of this article is to survey the landscape surrounding Bayesian decision tree methods, and to discuss recent modeling and computational developments. We provide connections between Bayesian tree-based methods and existing machine learning techniques, and outline several recent theoretical developments establishing frequentist consistency and rates of convergence for the posterior distribution.
The Basic Library List Committee suggests that undergraduate mathematics libraries consider this book for acquisition. Introduction to Tree Classification.
Bayesian Classification and Regression Tree. Classification and Regression Tree s. Wiley, Assume each end or terminal node has a homogeneous distribution. However, the actual tree generation methods were still very ad-hoc.
Sanjib Saha and Debashis Nandi.
Background : Audience segmentation strategies are of increasing interest to public health professionals who wish to identify easily defined, mutually exclusive population subgroups whose members share similar characteristics that help determine participation in a health-related behavior as a basis for targeted interventions. However, it is not commonly used in public health. This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution. Pacific Grove, CA: Wadsworth,
The goal of genome-wide prediction GWP is to predict phenotypes based on marker genotypes, often obtained through single nucleotide polymorphism SNP chips.
It can be considered a Bayesian version of machine learning tree ensemble methods where the individual trees are the base learners. However for datasets where the number of variables p is large the algorithm can become inefficient and computationally expensive. Another method which is popular for high dimensional data is random forests, a machine learning algorithm which grows trees using a greedy search for the best split points. However its default implementation does not produce probabilistic estimates or predictions.
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