moreparty

Tools for conditional inference random forests

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This package aims at complementing the party package with parallelization and interpretation tools.

It provides functions for :

Installation

Execute the following code within R:

if (!require(devtools)){
    install.packages('devtools')
    library(devtools)
}
install_github("nicolas-robette/moreparty")

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