Tree-Structured Statistical Methods
Published Online: 15 JUL 2005
Copyright © 2005 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Encyclopedia of Biostatistics
How to Cite
Zhang, H., Crowley, J., Sox, H. C. and Olshen, R. A. 2005. Tree-Structured Statistical Methods. Encyclopedia of Biostatistics. 8.
- Published Online: 15 JUL 2005
In this article, we describe the binary tree-structured methods and illustrate the methods with applications in biomedical research. The methods include decision trees, regression trees, survival trees, and trees for a vector response. We also provide information with regard to the software.
- decision trees;
- survival trees;
- classification recursive partitioning;
- disease diagnosis and prognosis