chapter 10

The Explorer

Weka's main graphical user interface, the Explorer, gives access to all its facilities using menu selection and form filling. It is illustrated in Figure 10.1. There are six different panels, selected by the tabs at the top, corresponding to the various data mining tasks that Weka supports.


Figure 10.1 The Explorer interface.

10.1 Getting started

Suppose you have some data and you want to build a decision tree from it. First, you need to prepare the data then fire up the Explorer and load in the data. Next you select a decision tree construction method, build a tree, and interpret the output. It's easy to do it again with ...

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