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    What technique to use?

    I am studying modeling, and I am looking for a good technique to optimize an insurance process, but I am not quite sure how to accomplish what I want to do. I have a dataset with several categorical variables (policy characteristics) and one numerical variable (historical losses). What I...
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    CART produced by rpart() and tree()

    Dear All, I have a pretty hard time of interpreting the result generated by the commands rpart(). For example, below is my code of using the rpart() for a classification tree. I grow a tree called fit, and then I summary(tree): fit <- rpart(Kyphosis ~ Age + Number + Start...
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    Help with decision tree when continuous data

    [Solved Myself, Worthless Community] Help with decision tree when continuous data Hello, I have a dataset (y = true/false, x's = combination of binary and continuous data columns, n = 5000) that I am attempting to create a decision tree for. I used an entropy calculation to determine my...