21. Tree Models

  1. Michael J. Crawley

Published Online: 14 SEP 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470515075.ch21

The R Book

The R Book

How to Cite

Crawley, M. J. (2007) Tree Models, in The R Book, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470515075.ch21

Author Information

  1. Imperial College London at Silwood Park, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 SEP 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470510247

Online ISBN: 9780470515075



  • tree models;
  • binary recursive partitioning;
  • regression trees;
  • tree model works and single, continuous response variable;
  • tree models as regressions;
  • training set;
  • classification trees for replicated data;
  • testing for existence of humps


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • Regression Trees

  • Classification trees with categorical explanatory variables

  • Classification trees for replicated data

  • Testing for the existence of humps