Do you think 50 decision trees are better than a large one?

Data Science Interview QuestionsCategory: Data ScienceDo you think 50 decision trees are better than a large one?
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MockInterview Staff answered 6 years ago
  • Yes!
  • More robust model (ensemble of weak learners that come and make a strong learner)
  • Better to improve a model by taking many small steps than fewer large steps
  • If one tree is erroneous, it can be auto-corrected by the following
  • Less prone to overfitting

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