looking for "optimal weighting" algorithm

Andrew Bennetts andrew-pythonlist at puzzling.org
Fri Apr 11 16:32:27 CEST 2003


On Thu, Apr 10, 2003 at 03:13:11PM +0200, Alex Martelli wrote:
> I _know_ there's a decent algorithm to solve the following problem,
> but I don't recall its name and thus can't rapidly google for the 
> details... can somebody help?

[..snip..]

Perhaps you are after the ID3 or C5 (or is it C5.0?) algorithm?

Some googling finds this, which explains the ID3 algorithm:
    http://yoda.cis.temple.edu:8080/UGAIWWW/lectures95/learn/C45/

I'm sure I remember reading the exact same page during my AI course at Uni.
:)

-Andrew.






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