Ideas tagged with evaluation

The Austrian Science Fund (FWF): Analyzing Decision Making and Peer Review

The legitimacy of a funding agency in basic research depends at least on the following factors: * organization’s ability to minimize distortions in approval probability by its decision procedure * the scientific quality of results produced by funded research proposals * the acceptance of the...

By Klaus Zinöcker

Re-scaling of model evaluation measures to allow direct comparison of their values

Species distribution models are increasingly used in ecology, biogeography and climate change research, and are usually complemented with one or more metrics evaluating their performance. Not all metrics vary within the same scale of measurement: for example, Cohen’s kappa and the true skill st...

By A. Márcia Barbosa