Caret is an R package containing a set of functions that attempt to streamline the process of creating predictive models.

Caret is an R package. The name is an acronym for Classification And REgression Training. It is a set of functions that attempt to streamline the process of creating predictive models. It provides a standardized interface to several of R's machine-learning packages, along with utilities for training-data and plotting.

The official description of the package is:

Misc functions for training and plotting classification and regression models.

There is more information about caret at RDocumentation or at RBloggers. At Stackoverflow there is also a longer list with material and resources.

Important note: The stackoverflow tag for the R Package caret is r-caret, while the crossvalidated tag is .

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