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Venky Rao's Blog – January 2013 Archive (2)

Introduction to Classification & Regression Trees (CART)

Decision Trees are commonly used in data mining with the objective of creating a model that predicts the value of a target (or dependent variable) based on the values of several input (or independent variables).  In today's post, we discuss the CART decision tree methodology.  The CART or Classification &…
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Added by Venky Rao on January 13, 2013 at 5:56pm — No Comments

Data Mining and Airline Safety

In today's post, we examine the use of data mining to improve airline safety.  Over the past several decades, air travel has become, statistically, one of the safest modes of transportation.  In the following chart, you will observe that there has been a substantial decline in the fatal accident rate from 1950 through about 1980, even though the actual number of departures has increased significantly:…



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Added by Venky Rao on January 6, 2013 at 6:11pm — No Comments

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