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Practical Machine Learning Cookbook by Atul Tripathi

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Chapter 6. Supervised Learning

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Decision tree learning - Advance Health Directive for patients with chest pain
  • Decision tree learning - income-based distribution of real estate values
  • Decision tree learning - predicting the direction of stock movement
  • Naive Bayes - predicting the direction of stock movement
  • Random forest - currency trading strategy
  • Support vector machine - currency trading strategy
  • Stochastic gradient descent - adult income

Introduction

Decision tree learning: Decision trees are very popular tools for classification and prediction problems. A decision tree is a classifier which recursively partitions the instance space or the variable set. Decision trees are represented as a tree structure ...

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