good resource for decision trees parameter selection?

JawaJawa Member Posts: 2 Newbie
I followed along on the tutorial on decision trees but the results differed. where can I learn how to set the correct parameters.

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    jacobcybulskijacobcybulski Member, University Professor Posts: 391 Unicorn
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    A very good reference on how to set various parameters of different models in RapidMiner - including Decision Trees - is the book by Vijay Kotu and Bala Deshpande, Data Science: Concepts and Practice, Second Edition, Morgan Kaufmann Pubs. See section 4.1 on Decision Trees. An important aspect of reading a chapter like this is that it will explain not only what each parameter does but also how the algorithm building the tree is using these parameters.



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