Machine learning tools continue to improve in accuracy and ease of use. R has multiple packages implementing many of the most popular tools while maintaining the R syntax we have learned already. One of these called “RandomForest” provides an interface that is startlingly easy to use and apply. This downloadable package implements a decision tree to perform either classification or regression prediction analysis.

Joe Wildenberg
Joe Wildenberg, MD/PhD is an interventional radiology fellow at University of Pennsylvania. His interests include applying data science to radiology and medical data, interventional radiology, and traveling the world.

Joe will finish training in June 2018 and is moving back to Wisconsin to practice with the Mayo Clinic Health System.

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