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Decision Tree Modeling

  • Tuition USD $1,800 GSA  $1,450.88
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 2006 Ratings
  • Course Code DMDT42
  • Duration 2 days
  • Available Formats Classroom

This course includes discussions of tree-structured predictive models and the methodology for growing, pruning, and assessing decision trees. In addition, this course examines many of the auxiliary uses of trees such as exploratory data analysis, dimension reduction, and missing value imputation.

Skills Gained

  • build tree-structured models, including classification trees and regression trees
  • use the methodology for growing, pruning, and assessing decision trees
  • use decision trees for exploratory data analysis, dimension reduction, and missing value imputation.

Who Can Benefit

  • Predictive modelers and data analysts who want to build decision trees using SAS Enterprise Miner software

Prerequisites

  • Before attending this course, you should
  • have an understanding of basic statistical concepts. You can gain this knowledge from the Statistics 1: Introduction to ANOVA, Regression, and Logistic Regression course.
  • be familiar with SAS Enterprise Miner software. You can gain this knowledge from the Applied Analytics Using SAS® Enterprise Miner™ course.

Course Details

Tree-Structured Models

  • classification trees
  • regression trees

Recursive Partitioning

  • binary and multiway splits
  • splitting criteria
  • missing values

Pruning

  • p-value adjustments
  • profit and loss considerations
  • cross validation
  • class probability trees

Auxiliary Uses of Trees

  • data exploration
  • dimension reduction
  • imputation

Ensembles of Trees

  • bagging
  • boosting
  • gradient boosting
  • random forests

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

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Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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