CSCE 478/878 (Fall 2014) Homework 3
Assigned on Thursday, October 30
Sunday, November 9
at 11:59 p.m.
When you hand in your results from this homework,
you should submit the following, in separate
- A single zip file called username.zip, where username is
your username on cse. In this file, put:
- Source code in in the language of your choice (in plain text files).
- A makefile and a README.txt file facilitating compilation and running
of your code (include a description of command line options).
If we cannot easily re-create your experiments, you might not get full
- All your data and results (in plain text files).
- A single .pdf file with your writeup of the results for all the
homework problems, including the last problem.
Only pdf will be accepted, and you should
only submit one pdf
file, with the name username.pdf, where username is
your username on cse. Include all your plots in this file, as
well as a detailed summary of your experimental setup, results,
and conclusions. If you have several plots, you might put a few
example ones in the main text and defer the rest to an appendix.
Remember that the quality of your writeup strongly affects your grade.
See the web page on
on Presenting Technical Material''.
Submit everything by the
due date and time using the
web-based handin program.
On this homework, you must work on your own and submit your own results written
in your own words.
- (60 pts)
a naïve Bayes classifier, using m-estimates for the
probabilities to work around attribute values that are unused in the
Run your classifier on the same data sets that you used in the previous
Report your error results with either
confidence intervals or with ROC analysis
and compare them either to your results from previous homeworks, or to results
from using the same naïve Bayes classifier with a different
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