What ROC Curves Can't Do (and Cost Curves Can)

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ConferenceProceedings of the ROC Analysis in Artificial Intelligence, 1st International Workshop, August 22, 2004., Valencia, Spain
AbstractThis paper shows that ROC curves, as a method of visualizing classifier performance, are inadequate for the needs of Artificial Intelligence researchers in several significant respects, and demonstrates that a different way of visualizing performance - the cost curves introduced by Drummond and Holte at KDD'2000 - overcomes these deficiencies.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Information Technology; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number47399
NPARC number5753426
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