Regression Trees and Adaptive Splines for a Continuous Response

  • Heping Zhang
  • Burton Singer
Part of the Statistics for Biology and Health book series (SBH)


The theme of this chapter is to model the relationship between a continuous response variable Y and a set of p predictors, x 1,..., x p , based on observations {x il ,...,x i p , Y i } 1 N .


Basis Function Basis Vector Regression Tree Multivariate Adaptive Regression Spline Continuous Response 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Heping Zhang
    • 1
  • Burton Singer
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Epidemiology and Public Health School of MedicineYale UniversityNew HavenUSA
  2. 2.Office of Population ResearchPrinceton UniversityPrincetonUSA

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