[Tutor] question / decision tree

matej taferner matej.taferner at gmail.com
Mon Aug 3 11:36:34 CEST 2015

thanks for the reply. I'll definitely check the book.

The back end solution of the problem is more or less clear to me. What I
find difficult is the grasp the idea of o called front end dev. or better
to say what should I use to make buttons should I dig into django framework
or something else?

2015-08-03 10:09 GMT+01:00 Laura Creighton <lac at openend.se>:

> In a message of Mon, 03 Aug 2015 08:58:43 +0100, matej taferner writes:
> >hi guys,
> >
> >I am wondering if there is a python solution for the problem I am
> currently
> >dealing with.
> >I need to build a decision tree based questionnaire which helps users to
> >find the right answer.
> >
> >As a final product of this decision tree "app" I need a clickable buttons
> >ready to be embedded into the website which will guide customer(s) to
> >desired answer(s).
> >
> >Thanks,
> >
> >Matej
> I am assuming that your app will need to learn based on user input.
> If you already know what all the answers are going to be, then the
> problem is a lot simpler.
> I have this book.
>  Russell & Norvig's "Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach"
> http://www.amazon.com/Artificial-Intelligence-Modern-Approach-Edition/dp/01360\
>   42597
> It's comprehensive, but expensive.  Maybe you can borrow it from a library.
> Chapters 18-20 are relevant.
> It comes with this code:
> http://aima-python.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/learning.py
> If you google for 'python decision trees' you get many other hits, for
> other code people have written to do this.  This hit has some
> explanation as well.
> http://www.onlamp.com/pub/a/python/2006/02/09/ai_decision_trees.html?page=1
> I haven't tried any of them, so don't know how good any of them are.
> If you know a good bit about machine learning, but don't know a lot
> about Python, then you can probably test them yourself, and we can help
> with getting the code to work, if you need help with that.  If, on the
> other hand, machine learning is new to you, you will need to understand
> more about that first, and will probably need a textbook.  The Russell and
> Norvig book is very good, but there are other good ones out there.
> Laura Creighton

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