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Data Mining: Practical Machine Learning Tools and Techniques, 3rd Edition by Mark A. Hall, Eibe Frank, Ian H. Witten

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CHAPTER 11

The Explorer

Weka’s main graphical user interface, the Explorer, gives access to all its facilities using menu selection and form filling. It is illustrated in Figure 11.1. There are six different panels, selected by the tabs at the top, corresponding to the various data mining tasks that Weka supports.

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FIGURE 11.1 The Explorer interface.

11.1 Getting started

Suppose you have some data and you want to build a decision tree from it. First, you need to prepare the data, then fire up the Explorer and load it in. Next, you select a decision tree construction method, build a tree, and interpret the output. It’s easy to do it again with ...

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