Yowza! My computer is seeing patterns!

Ever since I happened to stumble upon this book on Data Mining, I’ve been hooked. So much so that I’ve been brushing up on statistics and probability distributions just to follow along the book. I’m currently reading the chapter on classification using decision trees, and what appeals to me is the how the technique reduces huge sets of data (records) into simple models that can both describe the data and can predict the class of previously unseen records. If all that goes right above your head, here’s a simple example. P1 P2 Class (Result) True True True False False False … Continue reading Yowza! My computer is seeing patterns!