best_model_finder: Finding the Best Model Using Eight Metrics Values

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Finding the Best Model Using Eight Metrics Values


In statistical modeling, multiple models need to be compared based on certain critera. The method described here uses eight metrics from "AllMetrics" package. ‘input_df’ is the data frame (at least two columns for comparison) containing metrics values in different rows of a column (which denotes a particular model’s performance). First five metrics are expected to be minimum and last three metrics are expected to be maximum for a model to be considered good. Firstly, every metric value (among first five) is searched in every columns and minimum values are denoted as ‘MIN’ and other values are denoted as ‘NA’. Secondly, every metric (among last three) is searched in every columns and maximum values are denoted as ‘MAX’ and other values are denoted as ‘NA’. ‘output_df’ contains the similar number of rows (which is 8) and columns (which is number of models to be compared) as of ‘input_df’. Values in ‘output_df’ are corresponding ‘NA’, ‘MIN’ or ‘MAX’. Finally, the column containing minimum number of ‘NA’ values is denoted as the best column. ‘min_NA_col’ gives the name of the best column (model). ‘min_NA_values’ are the corresponding metrics values. ‘BestColumn_metrics’ is the data frame (dimension: 1*8) containing different metrics of the best column (model). ‘best_column_results’ is the final result (a list) containing all of these output elements. In special case, if two columns having equal 'NA', it has been checked among these two columns which one is having least 'NA' in first five rows and has been inferred as the best. More details about 'AllMetrics' can be found in Garai (2023) <doi:10.13140/RG.2.2.18688.30723>.





Data frame containing eight metrics Values in different columns indicating a particular model's performance


  • best_column_results: A list containing four data frames


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  • Garai, S., & Paul, R. K. (2023). Development of MCS based-ensemble models using CEEMDAN decomposition and machine intelligence. Intelligent Systems with Applications, 18, 200202.

  • Garai, S., Paul, R. K., Rakshit, D., Yeasin, M., Paul, A. K., Roy, H. S., Barman, S. & Manjunatha, B. (2023). An MRA Based MLR Model for Forecasting Indian Annual Rainfall Using Large Scale Climate Indices. International Journal of Environment and Climate Change, 13(5), 137-150.

  • Garai, S. (2023). Package 'AllMetrics' Type Package Title Calculating Multiple Performance Metrics of a Prediction Model Version 0.1.0, Repository:


set.seed(123) # for reproducibility
Y <- rnorm(100, 100, 10)
model_1 <-CEEMDANML::carigaan(Y, ratio = 0.8, n_lag = 4)
model_2 <- CEEMDANML::carigas(Y, ratio = 0.8, n_lag = 4)
model_1_metrics_values <- model_1$Accuracy[,2]
model_2_metrics_values <- model_2$Accuracy[,2]
combined_results <- data.frame(cbind(model_1_metrics_values, model_2_metrics_values))
colnames(combined_results) <- c("model_1", "model_2")
best_model <- best_model_finder(input_df = combined_results)

CompareMultipleModels documentation built on April 12, 2023, 12:41 p.m.