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# Definition of Lift

Hi All,

Can anyone explain how RM is defining "lift" as it pertains to the binomial classifer performance operator?

I am used to lift, in this sense, as being the proportion of the top X% of cases sorted by confidence/probability descending, divided by the overall proportion of positive cases in the data. I cant find how you would set the X% in RM. Is my definition correct and is a X% set (non changeable)?

Thanks!

Can anyone explain how RM is defining "lift" as it pertains to the binomial classifer performance operator?

I am used to lift, in this sense, as being the proportion of the top X% of cases sorted by confidence/probability descending, divided by the overall proportion of positive cases in the data. I cant find how you would set the X% in RM. Is my definition correct and is a X% set (non changeable)?

Thanks!

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## Answers

2,531UnicornIt is defined as: Greetings,

Sebastian

72Contributor III just figured out how to look at code through Eclipse so I found the code you supplied.

Thanks!