Re: [S] Printing tree objects

Carsten Stech (stech@geographie.uni-kiel.de)
Mon, 2 Mar 1998 10:35:20 +0000


> Date: Sun, 1 Mar 1998 15:27:38 +0100 (MET)
> From: Peter Malewski <malewski@Psyres-Stuttgart.DE>
> To: "Krishnan, Ramesh, BRGM BRGMS" <rameshkrishnan@att.com>
> Cc: S+ list <s-news@wubios.wustl.edu>
> Subject: Re: [S] Printing tree objects

> I would guess that 60-80 nodes are a overfit. So forget the
> multiple page display and use prune.tree and crossvalidation (See V&R) to
> extract useful information !

That's no solution. We often have trees with more than 100 nodes.
Before pruning or shrinking one wants to look at the max-trees ! It
all depends on the application.
We printed huge trees on DIN A0. That's no solution either - since
two months we have the windows-version of S-Plus 4.0, I guess this
will ease the print-problem.

Regards

Dipl.-Geogr. Carsten Stech

Ludewig-Meyn-Str. 14 fon: 0431/880-3432
Department of Geography fax: 0431/880-4658
University of Kiel
24098 Kiel
Germany
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