Encyclopedia of Machine Learning and Data Mining

2017 Edition
| Editors: Claude Sammut, Geoffrey I. Webb

Pruning Set

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-7687-1_682


A pruning set is a subset of a  training set containing data that are used by a learning system to evaluate models that are learned from a  growing set.


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