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bonsai provides bindings for additional tree-based model engines for use with the parsnip package.

This package is based off of the work done in the treesnip repository by Athos Damiani, Daniel Falbel, and Roel Hogervorst. bonsai is the official CRAN version of the package; new development will reside here.


You can install the most recent official release of bonsai with:


You can install the development version of bonsai from GitHub with:

# install.packages("pak")

Available Engines

The bonsai package provides additional engines for the models in the following table:

model engine mode
boost_tree lightgbm regression
boost_tree lightgbm classification
decision_tree partykit regression
decision_tree partykit classification
rand_forest partykit regression
rand_forest partykit classification
rand_forest aorsf classification
rand_forest aorsf regression

Code of Conduct

Please note that the bonsai project is released with a Contributor Code of Conduct. By contributing to this project, you agree to abide by its terms.