aucRoc

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Percentile

Compute the area under an ROC curve

This function uses the trapezoidal rule to calculate the area. If the area is less than .5, then 1 - area is used. (DEPRECATED)

Keywords
manip
Usage
aucRoc(object)
Arguments
object
object from the roc function or a matrix/data frame with columns named "sensitivity" and "specificity"
Value

  • a scalar number

Note

This function is deprecated a of 1/3/12. The computations now utilize the pROC package. This function will be removed in a few releases.

See Also

sensitivity, specificity, roc

Aliases
  • aucRoc
Examples
set.seed(6)
testData <- data.frame(
                       x = c(rnorm(200), rnorm(200) + 1),
                       group = factor(rep(letters[1:2], each = 200)))

densityplot(~testData$x,
            groups = testData$group,
            auto.key = TRUE)   

rocValues <- roc(testData$x, testData$group)
aucRoc(rocValues)
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