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Autocart - spatially-aware regression trees for ecological and spatial modeling

@article{Ancell2021AutocartS,
  title={Autocart - spatially-aware regression trees for ecological and spatial modeling},
  author={Ethan Ancell and Brennan Bean},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2101.08258}
}
Many ecological and spatial processes are complex in nature and are not accurately modeled by linear models. Regression trees promise to handle the high-order interactions that are present in ecological and spatial datasets, but fail to produce physically realistic characterizations of the underlying landscape. The “autocart” (autocorrelated regression trees) R package extends the functionality of previously proposed spatial regression tree methods through a spatially aware splitting function… Expand

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