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Evaluating Learning Algorithms

a classification perspective

by Nathalie Japkowicz

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Computer algorithms,
  • COMPUTERS / Computer Vision & Pattern Recognition,
  • Evaluation,
  • Machine learning

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p.393-402) and index.

    StatementNathalie Japkowicz, Mohak Shah
    ContributionsShah, Mohak
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ325.5 .J37 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 406 pages :
    Number of Pages406
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25219169M
    ISBN 109780521196000
    LC Control Number2010048733


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This book offers a solid basis for conducting performance evaluations of learning algorithms in practical settings with an emphasis on classification algorithms. The authors describe several techniques designed to deal with performance measures and methods, error estimation or re-sampling techniques, statistical significance testing, data set selection, and evaluation benchmark by:   A useful book, guiding the researcher through the significance tests that are best suited to different classification experiments.

It's nice to have this material brought together. It's not the fault of the book that at the end one is no closer to a prescription for this kind of work: judgment is still needed.4/5.

Reviews. The evaluation of learning algorithms is a hot topic in machine learning. Researchers are continuously developing, refining, and applying algorithms on the most disparate domains, yet a systematic methodology to assess and compare algorithms is lacking.

This book has the. Aimed at researchers in the theory and applications of machine learning, this book offers a solid basis for conducting performance evaluations of algorithms in practical by:   This is truly a book to be savoured by machine learning professionals, and required reading for Ph.D students." Peter A.

Flach, University of Bristol "This book has the merit of organizing most of the material about the evaluation of learning algorithms into a homogeneous description, covering both theoretical aspects and pragmatic issues.4/5(4). Evaluating Learning Algorithms: A Classification Perspective.

The field of machine learning has matured to the point where many sophisticated learning approaches can be applied to. Evaluating Learning Algorithms The field of machine learning has matured to the point where many sophisticated learning approaches can be applied to practical applications.

Thus it is of critical importance that researchers have the proper tools to evaluate learning approaches and understand the underlying issues. This book gives a solid basis for conducting performance evaluations of learning algorithms in practical settings with an emphasis on classification algorithms.

The authors describe several techniques designed to deal with performance measures and methods, error estimation or re-sampling techniques, statistical significance testing, data set selection and evaluation benchmark design/5(2).

Theoretical evaluation uses formal methods to infer properties of the algorithm, such as its computational complexity (Papadimitriou, ), and also employs the tools of computational learning theory to assess learning theoretic properties.

Experimental evaluation applies the algorithm to learning tasks to study its performance in practice. Evaluating Learning Algorithms: A Classification Perspective: Nathalie Japkowicz, Mohak Shah: Books - 4/5(1).

The techniques presented in the book are illustrated using R and WEKA, facilitating better practical insight as well as implementation. Aimed at researchers in the theory and applications of machine learning, this book offers a solid basis for conducting performance evaluations of algorithms in practical settings.

(source: Nielsen Book Data). New Book: Evaluating Learning Algorithms examines various aspects of the evaluation process with an emphasis on classification algorithms; techniques for classifier performance assessment, error estimation and resampling, obtaining statistical significance as well as selecting appropriate domains for evaluation.

Buy Evaluating Learning Algorithms: A Classification Perspective by Nathalie Japkowicz (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. As a machine learning and AI scientist, Mohak has developed novel technologies with high impact business applications.

He is the author of "Evaluating Learning Algorithms: A Classification Perspective" (Cambridge), and has published more than 45 research articles, in top conferences and journals in the analytics space, and patented technologies. Evaluating Reinforcement Learning Algorithms We can judge a reinforcement learning algorithm either by how good a policy it finds or by how much reward it receives while acting and learning.

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The authors describe several techniques designed to deal with performance measures and methods, error estimation or re-sampling techniques, statistical significance testing, data set selection and evaluation benchmark design.

Evaluating Learning Algorithms Contents Preface page xi Acronyms xv 1 Introduction 1 The De Facto Culture 3 Motivations for This Book 6 The De Facto Approach 7 Broader Issues with Evaluation Approaches 12 What Can We Do.

16 Is Evaluation an End in Itself. 18 Purpose of the Book 19 Other Takes on Evaluation   Evaluating your machine learning algorithm is an essential part of any project. Your model may give you satisfying results when evaluated using a metric say accuracy_score but may give poor results when evaluated against other metrics such as logarithmic_loss or any other such metric.

Most of the times we use classification accuracy to measure. In this paper we investigate the use of the area under the receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curve (AUC) as a performance measure for machine learning algorithms. As a case study we evaluate six machine learning algorithms (C, Multiscale Classifier, Perceptron, Multi-layer Perceptron, k-Nearest Neighbours, and a Quadratic Discriminant Cited by: A veteran of over half a dozen books on ML, Scott Chesterton brings together the basic aspects of machine learning in this book, such as popular machine learning frameworks being used, ML algorithms, evaluation systems, data mining, and other common applications of machine learning.

These two algorithms, in order, are Decision Tree, Optimization, Binary Search, Partial Least Squares, R-Tree, Knowledge-Based Regression and Support Vector Machines. Now that you know what each of these algorithms are, let’s talk about how to evaluate machine learning algorithms.

We start by defining what an algorithm is. Data science today is a lot like the Wild West: there’s endless opportunity and excitement, but also a lot of chaos and confusion. If you’re new to data science and applied machine learning, evaluating a machine-learning model can seem pretty overwhelming.

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Book Details Review: "This treasure- trove of a book covers the important topic of performance evaluation of machine learning algorithms in a very comprehensive and lucid fashion.

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A training dataset is a dataset of examples used for learning, that is to fit the parameters (e.g., weights) of, for example, a classifier. Most approaches that search through training data for empirical relationships tend to overfit the data, meaning that they can identify and exploit apparent relationships in the training data that do not hold in general.

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In this section, you will learn how to evaluate models built using data-mining ed on: Septem A comprehensive introduction to the most important machine learning approaches used in predictive data analytics, covering both theoretical concepts and practical applications.

Machine learning is often used to build predictive models by extracting patterns from large datasets. These models are used in predictive data analytics applications including price prediction, risk assessment. Resources. OpenAI builds free software for training, benchmarking, and experimenting with AI.

Toolkit for developing and comparing reinforcement learning algorithms. Baselines. High-quality implementations of reinforcement learning algorithms. Tools. Framework for developing and evaluating reinforcement learning algorithms, fully Author: Openai. Machine Learning Algorithms can be broadly classified into: Supervised machine learning algorithms: can apply what has been learned in the past to predict future events using labelled examples.

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