Re: [R] CART analysis

From: Marc R. Feldesman <feldesmanm_at_pdx.edu>
Date: Wed 27 Jul 2005 - 11:03:20 EST

> RSiteSearch("CART") should bring up a few hits including
>
> http://finzi.psych.upenn.edu/R/Rhelp02a/archive/25850.html
>

"CART" is a trademarked statistical procedure owned by Salford Systems of San Diego, CA. If you're looking for an R-package that implements the procedures described in the Breiman, Friedman, Olshen, and Stone book entitled "Classification and Regression Trees", the closest you can come to the original algorithm is the R-package called "rpart", by Therneau and Atkinson. If you combine that with Andy Liaw's "randomForest", you have a pretty potent set of tools. If you really want "CART", you need to contact Salford Systems for their implementation and pay their very expensive licensing fees.

Dr. Marc R Feldesman
Professor & Chair Emeritus
Department of Anthropology
Portland State University
Portland, OR 97207

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