Stable and Interpretable RUle Set

A regression and classification algorithm based on random forests, which takes the form of a short list of rules. SIRUS combines the simplicity of decision trees with a predictivity close to random forests. The core aggregation principle of random forests is kept, but instead of aggregating predictions, SIRUS aggregates the forest structure: the most frequent nodes of the forest are selected to form a stable rule ensemble model. The algorithm is fully described in the following articles: Benard C., Biau G., da Veiga S., Scornet E. (2019) for classification, and Benard C., Biau G., da Veiga S., Scornet E. (2020) for regression. This R package is a fork from the project ranger (<>).


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0.3.1 by Clement Benard, a month ago

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Authors: Clement Benard [aut, cre] , Marvin N. Wright [ctb, cph]

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GPL-3 license

Imports Rcpp, Matrix, ROCR, ggplot2, glmnet

Suggests survival, testthat

Linking to Rcpp, RcppEigen

See at CRAN