What attribute role is "Batch"?

Fred12Fred12 Member Posts: 344   Unicorn

hi,

can someone explain me the batch attribute role? what can I do with it and maybe with an example?

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  • earmijoearmijo Posts: 263   Unicorn
    Solution Accepted

    When you use cross-validation RM separates the samples into K partitions at random (or in a stratified way). If you want to have full control of how the observations are assigned to the different partitions you use batch. This is going to be a column with numbers from 1 to K indicating the partition to which each observation belongs.

     

    I've used batch cross-validation when I want to compare the results from Rapidminer to the results of other programs. 

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