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R: Unleash Machine Learning Techniques by Cory Lesmeister, Brett Lantz, Dipanjan Sarkar, Raghav Bali

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Algorithm flowchart

The purpose of this section is to create a tool that will help you not just select the possible modeling techniques but also to think deeper about the problem. The residual benefit is that it may help you frame the problem with the project sponsor/team. The techniques in the flowchart are certainly not comprehensive but are exhaustive enough to get you started. It also includes techniques not discussed in this book.

The following figure starts the flow of selecting the potential modeling techniques. As you answer the question(s), it will take you to one of the four additional charts:

Algorithm flowchart

Figure 1

If the data is a text or in the time ...

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