# The Scope of Multicalibration: Characterizing Multicalibration via Property Elicitation

@article{Noarov2023TheSO, title={The Scope of Multicalibration: Characterizing Multicalibration via Property Elicitation}, author={Georgy Noarov and Aaron Roth}, journal={ArXiv}, year={2023}, volume={abs/2302.08507} }

We make a connection between multicalibration and property elicitation and show that (under mild technical conditions) it is possible to produce a multicalibrated predictor for a continuous scalar distributional property $\Gamma$ if and only if $\Gamma$ is elicitable. On the negative side, we show that for non-elicitable continuous properties there exist simple data distributions on which even the true distributional predictor is not calibrated. On the positive side, for elicitable $\Gamma$, we…

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