Week 12

Date: Nov 16th - Nov 18th

What we will cover

This week we will be diving into the amazing world of regression and clasification trees (CART).

  • James, G. et al. (2021). “An Introduction to Statistical Learning with Applications in R” (ISLR). Chapter 8: 8.1 (pg. 327-339).

  • Josh Starmer. (2021). “Decision and Classification Trees, Clearly Explained!!!”. Video materials from StatQuest. Note: I usually watch his videos at x1.5 speed.

  • Josh Starmer. (2019). “Regression Trees, Clearly Explained!!!”. Video materials from StatQuest. Note: Feel free to watch until the 15min mark.

JITT

Complete before Sunday Nov 14th (11:59 pm) (if your section is on Tue) or Tuesday Nov 16th (11:59 pm) (if your section is on Thu). You can find the assignment here.

Slides

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Code

Here is the R code we will review in class, with some additional questions Download






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