Iris Classification Example

Type of tree: Classification
Task: Classify species of iris based on plant measurements
This is a classification problem dating back to 1936. Its originator, R. A. Fisher, developed the problem to test clustering analysis and other types of classification programs prior to the development of computerized decision tree generation programs. The dataset is small consisting of 150 records. The target variable is categorical specifying the species of iris. The predictor variables are measurements of plant dimensions.