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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Mahout 0.8 Random Forest Accuracy
Date Sat, 19 Oct 2013 06:44:24 GMT
Tim,

Yes, RF's are ensemble learners, but that doesn't mean that you couldn't
wrap them up with other classifiers to have a higher level ensemble.


On Sat, Oct 19, 2013 at 6:48 AM, Tim Peut <tim@timpeut.com> wrote:

> Thanks for the info and suggestions everyone.
>
> On 19 October 2013 01:00, Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>     On Fri, Oct 18, 2013 at 3:50 PM, j.barrett Strausser <
>     j.barrett.strausser@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>     > How difficult would it be to wrap the RF classifier into an ensemble
>     > learner?
>     >
>     It is callable.  Should be relatively easy.
>
> I'm still becoming familiar with machine learning terminology so please
> forgive my ignorance. I thought that random forests are, by nature,
> ensemble learners? What exactly do you mean by this?
>

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