[R] random forest varimp

helen.mills at yale.edu helen.mills at yale.edu
Fri Apr 4 17:46:51 CEST 2008

I have noticed that many publications that use RF report variable importance as
a function of mean decrease in accuracy rather than mean decrease in gini. Am I
correct that the mean decrease in accuracy is just the mean decrease in gini
divided by 100?

Helen Mills Poulos
Yale School of Forestry

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