swMATH ID: 34239
Software Authors: N. V. Chawla, K. W. Bowyer, L. O. Hall, W. P. Kegelmeyer
Description: SMOTE: Synthetic Minority Over-sampling Technique. An approach to the construction of classifiers from imbalanced datasets is described. A dataset is imbalanced if the classification categories are not approximately equally represented. Often real-world data sets are predominately composed of ”normal” examples with only a small percentage of ”abnormal” or ”interesting” examples. It is also the case that the cost of misclassifying an abnormal (interesting) example as a normal example is often much higher than the cost of the reverse error. Under-sampling of the majority (normal) class has been proposed as a good means of increasing the sensitivity of a classifier to the minority class. This paper shows that a combination of our method of over-sampling the minority (abnormal) class and under-sampling the majority (normal) class can achieve better classifier performance (in ROC space) than only under-sampling the majority class. This paper also shows that a combination of our method of over-sampling the minority class and under-sampling the majority class can achieve better classifier performance (in ROC space) than varying the loss ratios in Ripper or class priors in Naive Bayes. Our method of over-sampling the minority class involves creating synthetic minority class examples. Experiments are performed using C4.5, Ripper and a Naive Bayes classifier. The method is evaluated using the area under the Receiver Operating Characteristic curve (AUC) and the ROC convex hull strategy.
Homepage: https://arxiv.org/abs/1106.1813
Related Software: UCI-ml; C4.5; SMOTEBoost; ADASYN; LIBSVM; JStatCom; MWMOTE; KEEL; AdaBoost.MH; AdaCost; R; Imbalanced-learn; Scikit; XGBoost; ElemStatLearn; LIBLINEAR; WEKA; randomForest; HandTill2001; GitHub
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