Tag: decision-trees

89 When should I use Gini Impurity as opposed to Information Gain (Entropy)? 2016-02-12T22:05:41.193

76 strings as features in decision tree/random forest 2015-02-25T01:07:14.717

33 Why do we need XGBoost and Random Forest? 2017-10-14T12:33:00.527

28 Are decision tree algorithms linear or nonlinear 2015-08-13T13:59:52.603

22 How to predict probabilities in xgboost? 2015-09-08T03:14:09.230

19 How is a splitting point chosen for continuous variables in decision trees? 2017-11-03T21:45:09.203

17 XGBRegressor vs. xgboost.train huge speed difference? 2017-03-01T19:15:54.660

16 Should I use a decision tree or logistic regression for classification? 2015-06-09T09:37:11.537

16 Decision tree vs. KNN 2015-12-05T22:24:29.063

15 Decision trees: leaf-wise (best-first) and level-wise tree traverse 2018-01-16T17:04:37.950

15 Can gradient boosted trees fit any function? 2018-06-07T16:30:10.873

12 When to choose linear regression or Decision Tree or Random Forest regression? 2015-12-02T01:06:28.243

12 Interpreting Decision Tree in context of feature importances 2017-02-02T00:29:32.877

12 Catboost Categorical Features Handling Options (CTR settings)? 2018-01-24T15:50:51.917

12 How to make a decision tree with both continuous and categorical variables in the dataset? 2018-06-04T18:23:34.227

12 Is it necessary to normalise data for XGBoost? 2019-09-28T13:35:03.533

11 Unbalanced classes -- How to minimize false negatives? 2015-11-12T16:09:57.543

11 Can regression trees predict continuously? 2015-12-16T11:39:09.137

11 How to normalize data for Neural Network and Decision Forest 2016-08-03T20:28:03.443

11 XGBoost for binary classification: choosing the right threshold 2017-03-24T22:23:56.137

10 Does Tensorflow support a Decision Tree Classifier? 2018-02-20T11:43:18.410

10 Why neural networks do not perform well on structured data? 2018-09-18T01:54:14.053

10 Is max_depth in scikit the equivalent of pruning in decision trees? 2018-09-23T06:50:27.273

9 Decision tree, how to understand or calculate the probability/confidence of prediction result 2016-04-12T13:45:33.810

9 Why `max_features=n_features` does not make the Random Forest independent of number of trees? 2017-02-07T10:12:01.437

9 When does decision tree perform better than the neural network? 2018-09-16T11:29:53.283

9 How max_features parameter works in DecisionTreeClassifier? 2018-11-19T13:39:07.983

9 Why continuous features are more important than categorical features in decision tree models? 2020-01-15T14:55:09.140

8 Minimum number of trees for Random Forest classifier 2016-08-09T09:28:26.697

8 Information Gain in R 2017-01-10T02:45:38.720

8 How to (better) discretize continuous data in decision trees? 2017-04-06T09:06:06.453

8 How to get a confidence score for predictions? 2018-01-06T18:36:27.480

8 I got 100% accuracy on my test set,is there something wrong? 2018-07-19T08:16:21.663

8 Decision Trees - how does split for categorical features happen? 2019-08-08T17:25:02.850

8 Which ML approach to choose for the game AI when rewards are delayed? 2020-05-17T11:43:24.780

7 How to preprocess different kinds of data (continuous, discrete, categorical) before Decision Tree learning 2015-08-07T10:43:50.747

7 what is the difference between "fully developed decision trees" and "shallow decision trees"? 2016-01-11T07:07:23.557

7 How to interpret a decision tree correctly? 2016-02-11T01:47:47.487

7 How to prevent/tell if Decision Tree is overfitting? 2018-01-18T10:02:49.040

7 How to decide the shape of input features, when each data file is of different length? 2018-09-13T10:00:35.187

6 Why we use information gain over accuracy as splitting criterion in decision tree? 2016-10-10T00:06:31.593

6 Why don't tree ensembles require one-hot-encoding? 2017-04-02T03:37:47.290

6 Anyway to know all details of trees grown using RandomForestClassifier in scikit-learn? 2017-06-19T19:40:30.820

6 Is there any way to get samples in under each leaf of a decision tree in Sklearn ? 2017-07-29T08:37:45.703

6 Multicollinearity in Decision Tree 2018-05-08T18:43:49.513

6 In a random forest, are all decision trees given same priority? 2018-05-30T05:23:58.680

6 Will unnecessary features harm the tree based model? 2019-02-06T17:37:49.263

6 What is the best algorithm/solution for predicting the following? 2019-04-30T13:54:11.643

6 Does feature selections matter to Decision Tree algorithms? 2019-05-08T13:17:04.510

6 Why decision tree needs categorical variable to be encoded? 2019-05-16T11:58:05.940

6 How to extract trees in XGBoost? 2019-08-20T20:05:07.363

6 Decision tree with final decision being a linear regression 2019-12-29T14:14:39.837

6 Is there any difference between a weak learner and a weak classifier? 2020-01-05T22:15:41.233

6 Why gradient boosting uses sampling without replacement? 2020-02-07T06:59:16.777

5 How is cross validation used to prune a decision tree 2015-10-25T22:05:51.123

5 What is a benchmark model? 2015-11-10T18:16:17.677

5 Does increasing the n_estimators parameter in decision trees always increase accuracy 2017-06-22T01:43:13.350

5 Why Decision Tree boundary forms a square shape and SVM a circular/oval one? 2017-07-19T12:13:18.233

5 What feature engineering is necessary with tree based algorithms? 2017-08-08T15:00:47.583

5 Understanding decision tree concept 2017-10-26T17:56:35.197

5 How does decision tree for regression makes a prediction? 2017-12-31T21:27:40.880

5 Decision Trees Nodes vs Leaves Definition 2018-04-03T19:37:36.817

5 R vs. Python Decision Tree 2018-05-09T08:44:30.437

5 LightGBM - Why Exclusive Feature Bundling (EFB)? 2018-11-30T14:36:56.090

5 How are samples selected from training data in Xgboost 2020-01-08T09:32:51.250

5 Search for hyperparameters whith different features using Random Forest 2020-01-26T01:05:50.337

5 XGBOOST - different result between train_test_split and manually splitting 2020-02-27T10:22:37.790

5 How to use "tree boosting" with a data-driven loss function 2020-10-02T18:25:51.057

4 Distributed Scalable Decision Trees 2014-10-20T22:22:09.660

4 How to explain decision tree algortihm in layman's terms? 2015-08-11T02:15:24.130

4 Do I need to include a squared and linear variable in a random forest to achieve a parabolic effect? 2015-12-14T21:58:59.800

4 What's the best way to use binned data in a tree-based model? 2016-02-09T19:10:00.017

4 clustering plus linear model versus non linear (tree) model 2016-04-14T13:25:16.030

4 Why is the number of samples smaller than the number of values in my decision tree? 2016-06-21T12:23:37.307

4 Tuning Gradient Boosted Classifier's hyperparametrs and balancing it 2016-10-05T13:10:32.023

4 fix first two levels of decision tree? 2016-11-01T12:03:03.020

4 Feature Selection for K Nearest Neighbour and Decision Trees 2016-11-06T19:54:30.057

4 Performance difference between decision trees and logistic regression when one of the features is a string 2017-01-25T01:14:59.223

4 How does XGBoost compute the probabilities in predict_proba()? 2017-03-19T15:34:46.507

4 Bayesian combination of multi-dimensional experts? 2017-07-23T05:00:29.247

4 Should we use discrete or continuous input for decision trees 2017-09-01T15:02:30.823

4 What are limitations of decision tree approaches to data analysis? 2017-12-14T12:26:06.487

4 What are examples for XOR, parity and multiplexer problems in decision tree learning? 2018-02-18T18:14:14.443

4 How are boosted decision stumps different from a decision tree? 2018-04-12T17:59:31.640

4 Caret and rpart - does caret automatically prune rpart trees 2018-05-07T21:22:03.843

4 Handling outliers and Null values in Decision tree 2018-05-09T12:18:54.210

4 Are there cyclic decision trees? 2018-05-21T14:04:43.087

4 Isolation Forest Feature Importance 2018-07-06T17:13:37.703

4 Are Decision Trees Robust to Outliers 2018-08-24T12:11:58.170

4 Credit scoring using scorecardpy with XGBoost 2018-09-26T14:06:11.637

4 Default parameters for decision trees give better results than parameters optimised using GridsearchCV 2018-11-02T05:02:25.870

4 What does it mean to take the "average" of two decision trees by 'voting' 2019-03-30T17:19:33.477

4 Unexpected results from scikit learn regression decision tree 2019-06-28T12:28:58.777

4 How does class_weight work in Decision Tree 2019-07-23T14:29:08.027

4 Validation Curve Interpretations for Decision Tree 2019-09-18T22:50:52.160

4 Why Decision Tree Classifier is not working with categorical value? 2019-12-22T18:54:00.187

4 Is there a real C4.5 implementation in Python ? (handling missing value) 2020-01-05T19:22:58.450

4 Which models can handle null values? 2020-01-28T19:41:55.680

4 Numeric variables in Decision trees 2020-04-03T13:33:20.033