hyperplane

[hahy-per-pleyn, hahy-per-pleyn]
noun Mathematics.
a subspace of a vector space that has dimension one less than the dimension of the vector space.

Origin:
1900–05; hyper- + plane1

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hyperplane (ˈhaɪpəˌpleɪn)
 
n
maths a higher dimensional analogue of a plane in three dimensions. It can be represented by one linear equation

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Most tree-building algorithms evaluate the candidate hyperplanes using the impurity of the split defined by the hyperplane.
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