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Computational Intelligence and Security

Volume 3802 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 1011-1016

Using Concept Taxonomies for Effective Tree Induction

  • Hong Yan YiAffiliated withCarnegie Mellon UniversitySchool of Computing Sciences, University of East Anglia
  • , B. de la IglesiaAffiliated withCarnegie Mellon UniversitySchool of Computing Sciences, University of East Anglia
  • , V. J. Rayward-SmithAffiliated withCarnegie Mellon UniversitySchool of Computing Sciences, University of East Anglia

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Abstract

Taxonomies are exploited to generate improved decision trees. Experiments show very considerable improvements in tree simplicity can be achieved with little or no loss of accuracy.