Classification for predictive analytics

Classification for predictive analytics

What is classification? In machine learning, classification models play a major role in data analytics. Classification models will try to draw conclusions using observed values. For example, given a set of data, the model can try to predict whether something is a...
Barking mad for Decision Trees

Barking mad for Decision Trees

A Decision Tree is a powerful machine learning model which has the added bonus of being easy to understand, as it can be used to visually understand the model. Luckily, last week we had our 2nd taste of Predictive Analytics where we looked at Decision Trees. A...