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Fast PR / ROC curves and corespondings AUPR / AUROC

I find myself in a position of calculating numerous PR / ROC curves and their associated area under the PR curves (AUPR) / area under the ROC curve (AUROC). Its is quite easy to perform those ...
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How to balance time/effort with transformations, feature selection, and models efficacy in nlp? [closed]

Edit: Question has been edited for reopening (see comment section for justification) Being to new text analytics, I haven't gotten the hang of navigating a typical workflow given the longer times ...
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Business-related metric for an optimization problem

We have an optimization problem on hand that is the following. Let's say we have 10 different treatments that we might offer, all of them are equally good for us, but people have different propensity ...
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Is fitting two RandomForestClassifiers 500 trees each and average their predicted probabilities on the test set more performant than one with 1000?

If I fit two RandomForestClassifiers 500 trees each and average their predicted probabilities on the test set, would it have better results than fitting a RandomForestClassifier with 1000 trees and ...
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Using a random forest, would a RandomForest performance be less if I drop the first or the last tree?

Suppose I've trained a RandomForest model with 100 trees. I then have two cases: I drop the first tree in the model. I drop the last tree in the model. Would the model performance be less in the ...
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Is iterative pruning always structured?

Iterative pruning works like the following: Evaluate model performance, continue if performance is fine Apply pruning Train the model Go back to step 1 When doing this process using unstructured ...
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Graphs for representing performance of machine learning classifiers [closed]

Can any please guide about how many types of the graph other than ROC can be plotted to represent the performance of the machine learning classifier?
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Finding out why your model is doing better?

I fitted a logistic regression model on a data set and got an AUC score of .70. I added some additional out-hot encoded categorical features to the model and the AUC improved slightly to .74. How do I ...
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How to derive false positive and false negative from top-k accuracy?

I am working on the following "equality identification" problem and become quite confused on how to reasonably define false positive and false negative in my case. Problem: Suppose I have a ...
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How to evaluate the performance of a model in production when labeling data is costly?

I have come to a problem for which I can't find a solution. Let's talk about a hypothetical binary classification problem in which you have some years of (human) labeled data. The final objective is ...
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Model performance metrics

I have a dataset with multiple numeric input values and a categorical output. How can I measure model performance with different algorithms. As the results are categorical, we can not obtain r squared ...
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Getting lower performance metrics when using GridSearchCV

I have defined an XGBoost model and would like to tune some of its hyperparameters. I am using GridSearchCV to find the best params. However, I also tried to fit the model on the entire training ...
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How to run list comprehensions on GPU?

Is there a way to run complex list comprehensions like the following on GPU? ...
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Deep Learning on Float-Value Time Series … How Much VRAM?

How much VRAM can you recommmend for a LSTM with about half a billion values of 32bit Floats per Feature? Every sample takes 100(in the beginning) to 10.000(later, probably still not enough) ...
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FP16, FP32 - what is it all about? or is it just Bitsize for Float-Values (Python)

What is it all about FP16, FP32 in Python? My potential Business Partner and I are building a Deep Learning Setup for working with time series. He came up with "FP16 and FP32" while finding a GPU. It ...
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Measuring performance of classifiers with different/extra classes

Disclosure - This is also on cross-validated, but has no comments or answers. Then I found this forum and thought it may be best suited here. I'm not sure where to post this, or how best to explain, ...
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Write data.table to HIVE database - performace

Fast version: I have a data.table in R with ~ 8.000.000 rows and 15 columns and I want to write it to an HIVE database. I'm using the ODBC package, but it is dead slow (after 5h is still running...). ...
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Can the F1 score be equal to zero?

As it is mentioned in the F1 score Wikipedia, 'F1 score reaches its best value at 1 (perfect precision and recall) and worst at 0'. What is the worst condition that was mentioned? Even if we ...
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Efficient scanning method on images/volumes when applying neural network

I am a newbie in neural network. I am using this for one of my physics problems. So, please forgive my sheer lack of knowledge in this field. My neural network is a convolutional neural network with ...
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LSTM evaluation metric MAE explanation

I have a hard time understanding the LSTM model performance as I summarize my model as follow: ...
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What is evaluation metric for two sets? [closed]

I've two sets one is ground truth and other is output of my machine learning models. Assume my groundtruth set is A={1,2,3,4,5} and output of machine learning model is B={3,4,5,6,7,8}. One way I can ...
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What is done first, cross validation or grid search?

When I have the data set to train a model with SVM, which procedure is performed first, cross validation or grid search? I have read this in a couple of books but I don't know in what order all this ...
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Improve performance of my CNN model

I am working on an image classification problem. There are 876 images in the training and 600 in the test dataset. It is a multi class classification for plants. Since this is my first CNN problem, ...
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Python library to process large files [closed]

I'm looking for a Python library to process large files without performance problems. For example I want to transfer large files with hash calculating. Python faces memory problems with such processes....
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How to calculate “minimal confidence for the correct label”

In RapidMiner one of the decision tree performance measures is called the margin. The margin is defined as "minimal confidence for the correct label". Can someone explain to me what it means and how ...
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Is there a cost associated with converting Koalas dataframe to Spark dataframe?

I know that pandas works "under the hood" with numpy arrays stored in dictionaries. In contrast, Koalas works with the underlying Spark framework. Does that mean that there is no extra cost associated ...
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what metrics to evaluate rank order results?

I have searched on stackexchange and found a couple of topics like this and this but they are not quite relevant to my problem (or at least I don't know how to make them relevant to my problem). ...
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Multiclass Classification Task - Performance on Each Class Compared to Chance?

As a part of a classification task, a classifier has decided whether different books belong to class A, B or C (which are imbalanced) by looking at certain feature of the book. I have calculated ...
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Why ML model produces different results despite random_state defined? And how to set global random seed for sklearn

I have been running few ML models on same set of data for a binary classification problem with class proportion of 33:67. I had the same algorithms and same set of hyperparamters during yesterday and ...
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Is over-fitting a matter of features engineering or a matter of parameters set?

I am using sklearn package to make models. I tried randomly to set some paramater to a sklearn.ensemble.RandomForestClassifier ...
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Customer Intelligence - How to measure success?

we are creating models that aim to filter new leads from our current customer base. We started to create propensity models that calculate a percentage for each customer for a certain product group. I ...
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Does Sampling size matters in Multi classification Model

I am working on a multi class classification model where few of the class are with less data compare to other classes. I used random sampling technique to create a sample from the population keeping ...
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Relating ROC curves with class statistics

I have three neural net models that I am running on the same dataset (of 7 classes) and calculate their class performance and also ROC curves. The firs tmodel is a 4-layer model with 8 neurons in each ...
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Faster Data Transfer?

I'm doing a project which involves a small dataset (4GB). I'm trying to upload it to Paperspace to do some analysis but it's taking an absurd amount of time. Using Gradient, it would upload maybe ...
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How can we conclude that an optimization algorithm is better than another one

When we test a new optimization algorithm, what the process that we need to do?For example, do we need to run the algorithm several times, and pick a best performance,i.e., in terms of accuracy, f1 ...
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Evaluating randomness in a model performance

I'm evaluating the variability in performance (AUC) in the test set of a machine learning model with an intrinsic random component (xgboost). How many sources of variation should I use? Just ...
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How label smoothing and label flipping increases the performance of a machine learning model

I have seen posts and research papers mentioning these techniques for improving the performance of a machine learning model. These techniques certainly make some sense in the case when we are not ...
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AUC ROC Threshold Setting in heavy imbalance

I am doing binary logistic regression on a dataset with very heavy class imbalance. Class 1 is only 1% of data. When I train logistic regressor without class weights I get ROC AUC Score of 0.6269. ...
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Xgboost multiple class predictive performance beats one versus rest

I have an NLP task I'm tackling with xgboost (R implementation). Before describing my doubt I'll give you some background: I have a corpus of documents for which I did topic discovery, using a term ...
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fast ML algorithms for binary classification with (large+sparse) binary input data

I'm sorry that this is so very broad, but as a non-ML scientist it feels to be almost impossible to keep up with recent developments (esp. in deep learning etc.). Hence, I'm asking for guidance on how ...
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How can i test the performance of a model when the test data contains seen and unseen data

To test the performance of my model based on some selected features, i try to use unseen and seen data. However, when choosing the accuracy based on all data, the model is almost overfitting since ...
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Reordering feature and its impact

How does reordering the features impact model training and its performance? Per my understanding, it should not impact the model performance as weights get tuned according to feature value and not ...
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Normalized metric for comparing regression models performance

I was recently trying to explain to someone whether performance of my estimation approach is good or bad. For instance, whether a model with Mean Absolute Error (MAE) of 17000 is a bad solution. It ...
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why does performance of machine learning models plateau after certain amount of training data

I'm referring to the below image which I came across. The explanation seemed intuitive at first but I don't think I understand how it works. The image says that the performance of traditional machine ...
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GPU performance is about 50% slower than benchmarks

Running this benchmark I get 50% slower performance than the author on practically all deep learning sub problems (SINGLE precision and on TRAINING only): I tested this on a GeForce 1080 GTX Ti and ...
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Difference Between Performance Scores

I need some help to understand the meaning between these different scores. Currently, I am doing the classification problems using machine learning, and I have obtained the results for the ...
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Accuracy improving but, val_acc oscillating in ConvNet. What does it mean?

In my ConvNet model, i'm trying to classify some images. It is malware images and it doesn't contain complex features (i think), as expected model learn to classify images easily. You can see my ...
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Model Performance using Precision as evaluation metric

I am dealing with an imbalanced class with the following distribution : (Total dataset size : 10763 X 20) 0 : 91% 1 : 9% To build model on this dataset having class imbalance, I have compared ...
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How can I calculate perplexity for a bigram model?

I didn't find any function in nltk to calculate the perplexity. There are some codes I found: ...
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CNN computing time on good CPU vs cheap GPU

I am a researcher working on my first deep learning project, which consists of using a CNN (pre-trained VGG16+2 densely connected layers) to classify drone imagery of vegetation. In trying to hack ...