Using Concept Taxonomies for Effective Tree Induction

  • Hong Yan Yi
  • B. de la Iglesia
  • V. J. Rayward-Smith
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3802)

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.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hong Yan Yi
    • 1
  • B. de la Iglesia
    • 1
  • V. J. Rayward-Smith
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computing SciencesUniversity of East AngliaNorwichUK

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