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ERIC Number: EJ789450
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 26
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 27
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0022-0973
Classification Based on Tree-Structured Allocation Rules
Vaughn, Brandon K.; Wang, Qui
Journal of Experimental Education, v76 n3 p315-340 Spr 2008
The authors consider the problem of classifying an unknown observation into 1 of several populations by using tree-structured allocation rules. Although many parametric classification procedures are robust to certain assumption violations, there is need for classification procedures that can be used regardless of the group-conditional distributions that underlie the model. The authors discuss the tree-structured allocation rule. The tree rule is compared with linear discriminant and logistic regression procedures via Monte Carlo and real data analysis. (Contains 6 tables, 1 figure, and 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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