The mean subjective utility score, a novel metric for cost-sensitive classifier evaluation


McDonald, Ross A. (2006) The mean subjective utility score, a novel metric for cost-sensitive classifier evaluation. Pattern Recognition Letters, 27, (13), 1472-1477. (doi:10.1016/j.patrec.2006.02.012).

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A simple solution is proposed to the problem of conveying a classifier's performance to a universal standard when misclassification costs are not equal. An application of this metric in the field of boosting is briefly described.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0167-8655 (print)
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Keywords: cost-sensitivity, cost matrix, utility, decision theory, boosting
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Biological Sciences
ePrint ID: 58109
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2008
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:40
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/58109

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