[R] Variable importance in Random Forests

From: Nagu <thogiti_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 05 Mar 2008 15:30:59 -0800


Hi,

How do I get what splits were used for the top important variables. For example, if my top most important variable is a continuous variable, e.g. previous 12 month sales, and its range is between $0 to $1M, how do I find what what were the split values for this variable that were used in the random forests algorithm? How do I achieve the same thing for a factor variable?

Thank you,
Nagu



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