Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the basis for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
1. What is a classification model? As the classification model serves two vital functions in data mining: predictive and descriptive model. Explain the models’ critical application with relation to an industry of your choice?
2. Describe a decision tree? From chapter 3, Figure 3.4 depicts a decision tree for the mammal classification problem. The tree has three types of nodes: a root node, internal node, and leaf nodes. Each node is associated with a class label. Describe a similar decision tree with four nodes and explain the class labels?