# caretEnsemble Classification example

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Here’s a quick demo of how to fit a binary classification model with caretEnsemble. Please note that I haven’t spent as much time debugging caretEnsemble for classification models, so there’s probably more bugs than my last post. Also note that multi class models are not yet supported.**Modern Toolmaking**, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers]. (You can report issue about the content on this page here)Want to share your content on R-bloggers? click here if you have a blog, or here if you don't.

Right now, this code fails for me if I try a model like a nnet or an SVM for stacking, so there’s clearly bugs to fix.

The greedy model relies 100% on the gbm, which makes sense as the gbm has an AUC of 1 on the training set. The linear model uses all of the models, and achieves an AUC of .5. This is a little weird, as the gbm, rf, SVN, and knn all achieve an AUC of close to 1.0 on the training set, and I would have expected the linear model to focus on these predictions. I’m not sure if this is a bug, or a failure of my stacking model.

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