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Why information gain with entropy as impurity function can't be used as a splitting method for Decision Tree Regression?

In Decision Tree Regression, we can use 'Reduction in Variance' or MSE (Mean Squared Errors) as splitting methods. There are methods like Gini Index, Information Gain, Chi-Square for splitting on ...
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What evaluation metric are used for sequence-to-sequence prediction problems?

I am solving many sequence-to-sequence prediction problems using RNN/LSTM. What type of evaluation metrics can be used for sequence prediction problems? One metric is the mean squared error (MSE) ...
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Using True Positive as a Cost Function

I wanted to use True Positive (and True Negative) in my cost function to make to modify the ROC shape of my classifier. Someone told me and I read that it is not differentiable and therefore not ...
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Metrics for evaluating models that output probabilities

I'm aware of metrics like accuracy (correct predictions / total predictions) for models that classify things. However, I'm working on a model that outputs the probability of a datapoint belonging to ...
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When to use which metric in machine learning?

In machine learning, there are several metrics to assess the quality of the models: accuracy, precision, recall, f measure, ROC (AUC), etc. There are cases when certain metrics are more appropriate ...