Estimation of Error Rates

  1. Geoffrey J. McLachlan

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471725293.ch10

Discriminant Analysis and Statistical Pattern Recognition

Discriminant Analysis and Statistical Pattern Recognition

How to Cite

McLachlan, G. J. (1992) Estimation of Error Rates, in Discriminant Analysis and Statistical Pattern Recognition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471725293.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 27 MAR 1992

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471615316

Online ISBN: 9780471725299

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Keywords:

  • error-rate estimators;
  • distribution function;
  • asymptotic bias;
  • bootstrap;
  • probability (statistics)

Summary

This chapter includes the following topics:

  • Introduction

  • Some Nonparametric Error-Rate Estimators

  • The Bootstrap

  • Variants of the Bootstrap

  • Smoothing of the Apparent Error Rate

  • Parametric Error-Rate Esimators

  • Confidence Intervals

  • Some Other Topics in Error-Rate Estimation