On the consistency of AUC Optimization

Abstract

AUC (area under ROC curve) is an important evaluation criterion, which has been popularly used in diverse learning tasks such as class-imbalance learning, cost-sensitive learning, learning to rank and information retrieval. Many learning approaches are developed to optimize AUC, whereas owing to its non-convexity and discontinuousness, almost all approaches… (More)

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