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Recursive Partitioning and Applications, 2nd ed.

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2012 - Winter


by Heping Zhang, Ph.D., professor of public health (biostatistics) and in the Child Study Center; and Burton H. Singer, Ph.D., former chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health (Springer) This book focuses on recursive partitioning strategies in statistical analysis as a response to the challenge of pathway characterization. The book addresses statistical issues—conceptual and computational—in the context of important scientific questions. This edition includes new material devoted to forests from predictive and interpretive perspectives.