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Improved Decision-Making in Data Mining

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ISBN-10: 3836489856

ISBN-13: 9783836489850

Edition: N/A

Authors: Eric Kyper, Scott J. Lloyd

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This book explores model selection using decision trees based on discretized data, and the accompanying implications this has for decision-makers. Model selection is a non-trivial exercise with a large impact on decision-making. An information criterion for selecting between competing decision tree models is presented along with a method for quantifying the opportunity costs of choosing a specific decision tree. After the initial information criterion development a real world example from an American insurance company call center is presented. The example includes the development of a program to automate data discretization, decision tree creation, and decision tree selection. A decision…    
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Book details

List price: $11.00
Publisher: VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller e.K.
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 52
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.11" tall
Weight: 0.198
Language: English