Re: [R] Specifying Splits WhenUusing rpart

From: Terry Therneau <>
Date: Fri, 20 May 2011 08:06:07 -0500

> I'd like to force rpart to use a specific variable, namely "spec" as
> the first split and then allow it to proceed as usual. Is there a way
> to do this?

  You can often get this effect by using the "cost" argument. Make the variable in question have very low cost.

Terry Therneau mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code. Received on Fri 20 May 2011 - 13:08:45 GMT

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