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Bagged Decision Tree vs. Random Forest

If asked to grow a bagged decision tree and use for each tree a random subset of m features (where m=sqrt(p), with p the total number of
variables) on the training set,
would that not be the same things as growing a Random Forest?





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Dear student,

No. In random forest, a subset of features is selected at each node of each tree, and not just at each tree.

Best,
Michel Ballings



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