Automatic feature generation

fungayismfungayism Member Posts: 5 Contributor I
edited November 2019 in Help
How do you find or calculate the minimum number of iterations of N attributes exampleset using Backward Elimination.

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    Telcontar120Telcontar120 Moderator, RapidMiner Certified Analyst, RapidMiner Certified Expert, Member Posts: 1,635 Unicorn
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    Backward elimination will run one model using all attributes and that is the "baseline" model performance.  Then in the next round, it will run a model dropping each one of the attributes individually and check the performance of each one.  At that point, if none of the reduced models are acceptable (based on whatever threshold criteria you have set in the Backward Elimination operator parameters) then it will terminate.  Thus the minimum number of iterations using Backward Elimination is (n+1) where n is the number of available attributes.

    Brian T.
    Lindon Ventures 
    Data Science Consulting from Certified RapidMiner Experts


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