[R] Newbie with R
Prof Brian D Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Mar 15 07:27:50 CET 2002
On Thu, 14 Mar 2002, Thomas wrote:
> I thank people who helped me about the learning algorithms of R.
> I managed to use the "nnet" and "rpart" packages successfully [;-)] The
> thing is that I don't know which methods they use.
> Because I am writing a report on what I did with them, I'd like to know
> the actual names of these.
> I may appear stupid but I didn't find any known name in the documentation.
`nnet' and `rpart'! They are just as much well-defined methods as
`C4.5'. Why do you assume that Quinlan has an original method but
> Thank you very much.
> Thomas DEGRIS wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I would like to test some learning algorithms (C5.0, or C4.5) using
> > decision trees or neural network.
> > I didn't find anything in the R documentation for functions to apply
> > on datasets (well, English is not my mother tongue and I have some
> > problems to understand some functions descriptions). Does anybody know
> > where I can find anything about that ?
> > Thank you very much,
> > Thomas
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