Tag Archives: classification

The ROC Curve

The ROC Curve is a commonly used method for and evaluating the performance of classification models. ROC curves use a combination the false positive rate (i.e. occurrences that were predicted positive, but actually negative) and true positive rate (i.e. occurrences that were correctly predicted) to build up a summary picture of the classification performance. ROC… Read More »

Top 10 Data Science Techniques

Data science can mean different things to different people, but we can try to define it by the techniques a data scientist tends to use. A recent online poll gave a top 10 of algorithms and methods used by Data Scientists. This post goes through that top 10 list of data science techniques to flesh… Read More »