Application of Statistical Binary Tree Analysis to Quality Control

  • Atsushi Ootaki
Conference paper
Part of the Studies in Classification, Data Analysis, and Knowledge Organization book series (STUDIES CLASS)


The purpose of this paper is to show how statistical binary tree analysis would be applied in the field of QC. Analysis of discrimination of uncollectible issue of credit loan in sales management is shown, by using Classification And Regression Trees (CART).


Terminal Node Gini Index Misclassification Rate Maximal Tree Misclassification Cost 


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© Springer Japan 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Atsushi Ootaki
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  1. 1.Department of Precision Engineering School of Science and TechnologyMeiji UniversityTama-ku KawasakiJapan

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