Data Mining - Multi-class (classification|problem)

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1 - About

Multiclass classification is used to predict:

Generally, there is no notion of closeness because the target class is nominal. See nominal measurement

2 - Example

  • Is this product a book, a movie, or an article of clothing?
  • Is this movie a comedy, a documentary, or a thriller?
  • Which category of products is of most interest to this customer?

3 - Documentation / Reference