Previously we spoke about decision trees and how they could be used in classification problems. Now we shift our focus onto regression trees. Regression trees are different in that they aim to predict an outcome that can be considered a real number (e.g. the price of a house, or the height of an individual). The term “regression” may sound familiar to you, and it should be. We see the term present itself in a very popular statistical technique called linear regression. Although linear regression and regression are not alike, the basic idea behind the “regression” part remains the same. Regression…...

# How do Regression Trees Work?

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