The Failed State: Can it be Predicted? An Application of Random Forest for Variable Model Selection
Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Is it possible to identify the predictive characteristics for failed states using statistics? This research is an application of R1 and Random Forest2 with previously mined data3 as a means to approach this political science question.
Stewart, Beth Ann, "The Failed State: Can it be Predicted? An Application of Random Forest for Variable Model Selection" (2014). All Graduate Plan B and other Reports. 383.
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