Overlap versus Imbalance

@inproceedings{Denil2010OverlapVI,
  title={Overlap versus Imbalance},
  author={Misha Denil and Thomas P. Trappenberg},
  booktitle={Canadian Conference on AI},
  year={2010}
}
In this paper we give a systematic analysis of the relationship between imbalance and overlap as factors influencing classifier performance. We demonstrate that these two factors have interdependent effects and that we cannot form a full understanding of their effects by considering them only in isolation. Although the imbalance problem can be considered a symptom of the small disjuncts problem which is solved by using larger training sets, the overlap problem is of a fundamentally different… CONTINUE READING
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