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Is there a metric for the gains curve?

as we do have a ROC AUC metric, I was wondering if there is a specific metric to evaluate the gain curve?
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How to calculate Information gain for one feature relatevily to the reaining set?

I have seen the following questions about Entropy and Information gain. I couldn't understand the second answer about information gain to one feature of two with respect to the training set. can ...
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How feature is selected to be a decision node after splitting the first root node using entropy in decisions trees?

In this article on how entropy is calculated and how the decision tree is built, the writer chose to split the sunny branch into ...
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Who to attribute information gain to?

I am writing a paper where I examine information gain specifically with regards to feature selection and am wondering what the proper reference should be. I have looked all over and I can't find a ...