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Title: An uncertainty measure in logistic discrimination
Authors: Lesaffre, Emmanuel ×
Albert, A #
Issue Date: Apr-1988
Series Title: Statistics in medicine vol:7 issue:4 pages:525-33
Abstract: The effect of sampling variation on individual decisions and error rates in logistic discriminant analysis is discussed. The concept of the beta-confidence allocation rule is introduced, which allows testing of whether observations are (in)correctly assigned at a given significance level. The procedure applied to sample data adds valuable information on the sharpness and the stability of the estimated classification rule. The method also suggests that individual posterior probabilities should be associated with a credibility measure. The potential of the approach is illustrated by an example from patients with liver disease.
ISSN: 0277-6715
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Leuven Biostatistics and Statistical Bioinformatics Centre (L-BioStat)
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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