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How do you use a ROC curve to optimize a random forest classifier? [duplicate]

I am using a random forest for a binary classification problem using sklearn. The sklearn implementation outputs both a predicted class, and a probability for each class. The sklearn implementation ...
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How can I plot a ROC from this table? [duplicate]

I'm given a table Class | Probability P .95 N .85 P .78 and so on. I'm asked to construct a ROC. As I understand, a ROC has TP for the ...
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How to interpret ROC curve? [duplicate]

I am currently doing a classification problem for classifying the functional class and non-functional class of peptidase cleavage site. The data on non-functional class (negative class) is highly ...
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What does AUC stand for and what is it?

Searched high and low and have not been able to find out what AUC, as in related to prediction, stands for or means.
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How to calculate Area Under the Curve (AUC), or the c-statistic, by hand

I am interested in calculating area under the curve (AUC), or the c-statistic, by hand for a binary logistic regression model. For example, in the validation dataset, I have the true value for the ...
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How to interpret a ROC curve?

I applied logistic regression to my data on SAS and here are the ROC curve and classification table. I am comfortable with the figures in the classification table, but not exactly sure what the roc ...
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How we can draw an ROC curve for decision trees?

Normally we cannot draw an ROC curve for the discrete classifiers like decision trees. Am I right? Is there any way to draw an ROC curve for Dtrees?
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How to create ROC curve to assess the performance of regression models?

I knew that, ROC curve are use to assess the performance of classifiers. But is it possible to generate ROC curve for the regression model? If yes, How?
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Calculate ROC curve for data

So, I have 16 trials in which I am trying to authenticate a person from a biometric trait using Hamming Distance. My threshold is set to 3.5. My data is below and only trial 1 is a True Positive: <...
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varying classification threshold to produce ROC curves.

How can I vary classification threshold to produce ROC curves. I am new to R and I wanted to classify in different algorithm. Since the accuracy of ROC plot is high I wanted to change the threshold ...
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How is an ROC curve constructed for a set of data?

I know that sensitivity and recall (and precision, and ...
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what it means to have low ROC AUC?

I have trained two classifiers namely a logistic regression and a decision tree on a data set. When evaluating both models on the testing data set, the decision tree has a ROC AUC = 0.62 but the ...
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How can I plot an ROC curve? [closed]

Given this simple data: How can I plot an ROC curve in Microsoft Excel? Step by step instructions would be very helpful. I know my TPR is ~87% and my FPR is ~13%. How do I know where to set the ...
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How to draw the ROC curve?

Currently I'm asking me how to draw the ROC curve (Receiver Operating Characteristic curve). On the x-axis there is the false positive rate (1-specificity) and on the y-axis there is the true positive ...
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ROC accuracy measure error when no positive values

I have an unbalanced dataset that I am working to either up or down sample to balance out. But in the meantime I've run into an interesting error when calculating the AUC in R using ...
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ROC AUC and PR AUC: Are the AUC values different for each class?

When dealing with a binary classification problem, where the decision function threshold is being varied from 0 to 1 at step 0.1: When calculating the Area Under the Curve (AUC) for a ROC Curve plot (...
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Determining the validity of ROC curves

ROC curves were generated using ROCR package using only actual and predicted labels(from a SVM) as input. Script: ...
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Logistic-regression probability score used for reordering rows for plotting ROC curve: is it the actual, positive, or negative class probability?

I want to draw my own ROC curve, such as explained in the accepted answer to this question: Understanding ROC curve However, it isn't clearly explained what the 'score' used represents. It is used ...
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How to calculate the prediction score of a classificator?

I want to compare a given classification algorithm with others via the Area under the (ROC-)curve metric. Unfortunately this algorithm only outputs the values of the respective confusion matrix (TP, ...