Re: [R] classification accuracy in logistic regression

From: Frank E Harrell Jr <f.harrell_at_vanderbilt.edu>
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2008 13:12:46 -0600

Achim Zeileis wrote:

> On Thu, 20 Nov 2008, David Kaplan wrote:
> 

>> Hi all,
>>
>> I'm looking for a program that will take the predicted probabilities
>> from a logistic regression using glm{stats}, dichotomize them
>> according to a threshold that I can control, and then use them to form
>> sensitivity, specificity, false pos and false neg rates.
> 
> I would look at the ROCR package on CRAN which provides convenient 
> access to various measures and associated graphics.
> Z

But be very skeptical about the operating characteristics of these operating characteristics.

Frank Harrell

> 

>> Thanks in advance.
>>
>> David
>>
>>
>> --
>> =======================================================================
>> David Kaplan, Ph.D.
>> Professor
>> Department of Educational Psychology
>> University of Wisconsin - Madison
>> Educational Sciences, Room, 1061
>> 1025 W. Johnson Street
>> Madison, WI 53706
>>
>> email: dkaplan_at_education.wisc.edu
>> homepage:
>> http://www.education.wisc.edu/edpsych/default.aspx?content=kaplan.html
>> Phone: 608-262-0836
>>
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