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Proposition of polytomous discrimination index and test statistics
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 Title & Authors
Proposition of polytomous discrimination index and test statistics
Choi, Jin Soo; Hong, Chong Sun;
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 Abstract
There exist many real situations that statistical decision problems are classified into more than two categories. In these cases, the concordance statistics by the pair approach are mostly used. However, the expression of the classification of categories are ambiguous. Recently, the standardized evaluation data and re-expressed concordance statistics are defined and could be explained their meanings. They have still some non-specific problems for standard criteria of the statistics. Since these can be considered between result and truth categories additionally, two alternative concordance statistics might be proposed in this paper. Some advantages are founded that the proposed statistics could be discriminated all possible cases for two randomly selected categories. Moreover since the proposed statistics are represented with indicator functions, these could be transformed non-parametrically, so that these concordances are used for hypothesis testing.
 Keywords
AUC;concordance;mann-whitney statistic;polytomous discrimination index;wilcoxon rank sum statistic;
 Language
Korean
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