Evolutionary Feature Construction using Information Gain and Gini Index

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@InProceedings{muharram:2004:eurogp,
  author =       "Mohammed A. Muharram and George D. Smith",
  title =        "Evolutionary Feature Construction using Information
                 Gain and Gini Index",
  booktitle =    "Genetic Programming 7th European Conference, EuroGP
                 2004, Proceedings",
  year =         "2004",
  editor =       "Maarten Keijzer and Una-May O'Reilly and 
                 Simon M. Lucas and Ernesto Costa and Terence Soule",
  volume =       "3003",
  series =       "LNCS",
  pages =        "379--388",
  address =      "Coimbra, Portugal",
  publisher_address = "Berlin",
  month =        "5-7 " # apr,
  organisation = "EvoNet",
  publisher =    "Springer-Verlag",
  keywords =     "genetic algorithms, genetic programming: Poster",
  ISBN =         "3-540-21346-5",
  URL =          "http://www.springerlink.com/openurl.asp?genre=article&issn=0302-9743&volume=3003&spage=379",
  DOI =          "doi:10.1007/978-3-540-24650-3_36",
  abstract =     "Feature construction using genetic programming is
                 carried out to study the effect on the performance of a
                 range of classification algorithms with the inclusion
                 of the evolved attributes. Two different fitness
                 functions are used in the genetic program, one based on
                 information gain and the other based on the gini index.
                 The classification algorithms used are three
                 classification tree algorithms, namely C5, CART, CHAID
                 and an MLP neural network. The intention of the
                 research is to ascertain if the decision tree
                 classification algorithms benefit more using features
                 constructed using a genetic programme whose fitness
                 function incorporates the same fundamental learning
                 mechanism as the splitting criteria of the associated
                 decision tree.",
  notes =        "Part of \cite{keijzer:2004:GP} EuroGP'2004 held in
                 conjunction with EvoCOP2004 and EvoWorkshops2004",
}

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