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), pp. 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.

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Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1016/j.patrec.2006.02.012
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Keywords: cost-sensitivity, cost matrix, utility, decision theory, boosting
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ePrint ID: 58109
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22 August 2005Submitted
1 October 2006Published
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2008
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2017 17:37
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/58109

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