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C4.5rules is an implementation of an indirect method for generating rules from a decision tree. RIPPER is an implementation of a direct method for generating rules directly from data.
(a) Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of both methods.
(b) Consider a data set that has a large difference in the class size (i.e., some classes are much bigger than others). Which method (between C4.5rules and RIPPER) is better in terms of finding high accuracy rules for the small classes?
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