[R] Boosting, bagging and bumping. Questions about R tools and predictions.

Mulholland, Tom Tom.Mulholland at health.wa.gov.au
Wed Jul 23 04:07:44 CEST 2003

http://www.boosting.org/publications.html I found some of the papers on
this page useful in understanding the concepts you refer to. I will
leave it to the better informed members of the group to talk about the
packages that relate to this field. 

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I'm interested in further understanding the differences in using many
classification trees to improve classification rates. I'm also
interested in finding out what I can do in R and which methods will
allow prediction. Can anybody point me to a citation or discussion?

Tom Mulholland
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