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Classification and regression trees

Posted date: August 20, 2008
Publication Year: 
2008
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Book Chapter
Source: In: Jørgensen, Sven Erik; Fath, Brian D. (Editor-in-Chief). Encyclopedia of Ecology, volume 1. Oxford, U.K.: Elsevier. p. 582-588.

Abstract

Frequently, ecologists are interested in exploring ecological relationships, describing patterns and processes, or making spatial or temporal predictions. These purposes often can be addressed by modeling the relationship between some outcome or response and a set of features or explanatory variables.

Citation

Moisen, G. G. 2008. Classification and regression trees. In: Jorgensen, Sven Erik; Fath, Brian D., eds. Encyclopedia of Ecology, Volume 1. Oxford, U.K.: Elsevier. p. 582-588.