which attribute selection measure is best in data mining

In this tutorial, we will learn about the followings;

Information Gain.

Gain Ratio.

Gini index.

Attribute Selection Measure

There are different attribute selection measures. Some of them are as follows;

  1. Information Gain
  2. Gain ratio
  3. Gini index
Information gain Gain ratio Gini index
Biased towards the multi-valued attribute. Unbalanced splits.

One partition is much smaller than other partition.

Biased towards the multi-valued attribute.
    Difficult to manage a large number of classes.
    Partitions are equal.


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