Random forest and extremely randomized forest

Apart from bagging, based on training examples, we can also draw random subsamples based on features. Such a method is referred to as Random Subspaces. Random subspaces are particularly useful for high-dimensional data (data with lots of features) and it is the foundation of the method that we refer to as random forest. At the time of writing this, random forest is the most popular machine learning algorithm because of its ease of use, robustness to messy data, and parallelizability. It found its way into all sorts of applications such as location apps, games, and screening methods for healthcare applications. For instance, the Xbox Kinect uses a random forest model for motion detection purposes. Considering ...

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