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## How accurate are neural network?

A survey of 96 studies comparing the performance between neural networks and statistical regression models in several fields, showed that neural networks outperformed the regression models in about 58% of the cases, whereas in 24% of the cases, the performance of the statistical models were equivalent to the neural …

## How is accuracy calculated in machine learning?

For Classification Model:

- Precision = TP/(TP+FP)
- Sensitivity(recall)=TP/(TP+FN)
- Specificity=TN/(TN+FP)
- Accuracy=(TP+TN)/(TP+TN+FP+FN)

**How is Top 5 accuracy calculated?**

Top-5 accuracy means any of our model’s top 5 highest probability answers match with the expected answer. It considers a classification correct if any of the five predictions matches the target label. In our case, the top-5 accuracy = 3/5 = 0.6.

### What is good accuracy in machine learning?

If you are working on a classification problem, the best score is 100% accuracy. If you are working on a regression problem, the best score is 0.0 error. These scores are an impossible to achieve upper/lower bound. All predictive modeling problems have prediction error.

### Is 70% a good accuracy?

If your ‘X’ value is between 70% and 80%, you’ve got a good model. If your ‘X’ value is between 80% and 90%, you have an excellent model. If your ‘X’ value is between 90% and 100%, it’s a probably an overfitting case.

**What is a good accuracy for image classification?**

While 91% accuracy may seem good at first glance, another tumor-classifier model that always predicts benign would achieve the exact same accuracy (91/100 correct predictions) on our examples.

## Which neural network is best for image classification?

convolutional neural networks

## What is the best model for image classification?

Pre-Trained Models for Image Classification

- Very Deep Convolutional Networks for Large-Scale Image Recognition(VGG-16) The VGG-16 is one of the most popular pre-trained models for image classification.
- Inception. While researching for this article – one thing was clear.
- ResNet50.

**How do you increase image classification accuracy?**

Add More Layers: If you have a complex dataset, you should utilize the power of deep neural networks and smash on some more layers to your architecture. These additional layers will allow your network to learn a more complex classification function that may improve your classification performance. Add more layers!

### How do you increase the accuracy of a neural network?

Now we’ll check out the proven way to improve the performance(Speed and Accuracy both) of neural network models:

- Increase hidden Layers.
- Change Activation function.
- Change Activation function in Output layer.
- Increase number of neurons.
- Weight initialization.
- More data.
- Normalizing/Scaling data.

### How can you increase the accuracy of convolutional neural network?

Train with more data: Train with more data helps to increase accuracy of mode. Large training data may avoid the overfitting problem. In CNN we can use data augmentation to increase the size of training set….

- Tune Parameters.
- Image Data Augmentation.
- Deeper Network Topology.
- Handel Overfitting and Underfitting problem.

**How do you increase the accuracy of CNN?**

Class weights >> Used to train highly imbalanced (biased) database, class weights will give equal importance to all the classes during training. Fine tuning the model with train data >> Use the model to predict on training data, retrain the model for the wrongly predicted images.

## How do you improve validation accuracy?

We have the following options.

- Use a single model, the one with the highest accuracy or loss.
- Use all the models. Create a prediction with all the models and average the result.
- Retrain an alternative model using the same settings as the one used for the cross-validation. But now use the entire dataset.

## What happens if validation accuracy is not increasing?

2 Answers

- Use weight regularization. It tries to keep weights low which very often leads to better generalization.
- Corrupt your input (e.g., randomly substitute some pixels with black or white).
- Expand your training set.
- Pre-train your layers with denoising critera.
- Experiment with network architecture.

**Can validation accuracy be more than training accuracy?**

Validation accuracy will be usually less than training accuracy because training data is something with which the model is already familiar with and validation data is a collection of new data points which is new to the model.

### What is training accuracy and validation accuracy?

In other words, the test (or testing) accuracy often refers to the validation accuracy, that is, the accuracy you calculate on the data set you do not use for training, but you use (during the training process) for validating (or “testing”) the generalisation ability of your model or for “early stopping”.

### Why is my validation accuracy higher than training accuracy?

Especially if the dataset split is not random (in case where temporal or spatial patterns exist) the validation set may be fundamentally different, i.e less noise or less variance, from the train and thus easier to to predict leading to higher accuracy on the validation set than on training.

**Why test accuracy is low?**

A model that is selected for its accuracy on the training dataset rather than its accuracy on an unseen test dataset is very likely have lower accuracy on an unseen test dataset. The reason is that the model is not as generalized. For example, you may want to stop training your model once the accuracy stops improving.

## What is the difference between loss and accuracy?

Loss value implies how poorly or well a model behaves after each iteration of optimization. An accuracy metric is used to measure the algorithm’s performance in an interpretable way. It is the measure of how accurate your model’s prediction is compared to the true data.

## What is the relationship between loss and accuracy?

There is no relationship between these two metrics. Loss can be seen as a distance between the true values of the problem and the values predicted by the model. Greater the loss is, more huge is the errors you made on the data. Accuracy can be seen as the number of error you made on the data.

**What is Overfitting problem?**

Overfitting is a modeling error in statistics that occurs when a function is too closely aligned to a limited set of data points. Thus, attempting to make the model conform too closely to slightly inaccurate data can infect the model with substantial errors and reduce its predictive power.

### What does loss represent in neural network?

The Loss Function is one of the important components of Neural Networks. Loss is nothing but a prediction error of Neural Net. And the method to calculate the loss is called Loss Function. In simple words, the Loss is used to calculate the gradients. And gradients are used to update the weights of the Neural Net.

### How is CNN loss calculated?

For example, using mean square error, the loss function is (output−expected)2. So if I had a binary classifier, say the class labels are (0,1) then the output of the neural network would need to be one dimension to compute the loss.

**How do neural networks reduce loss?**

Solutions to this are to decrease your network size, or to increase dropout. For example you could try dropout of 0.5 and so on. If your training/validation loss are about equal then your model is underfitting. Increase the size of your model (either number of layers or the raw number of neurons per layer)

## What is the difference between loss and cost function?

The terms cost and loss functions almost refer to the same meaning. The cost function is calculated as an average of loss functions. The loss function is a value which is calculated at every instance. So, for a single training cycle loss is calculated numerous times, but the cost function is only calculated once.

## Is ReLU a cost function?

A ReLU is simply a function that converts any negative values to 0. Let’s rename that as the max(0,z) function, which returns z if z is positive and 0 if z is negative. This is the loss function that we have to find the slope to. In order to find the slope, we have to find the loss function’s derivative.

**What is cost function neural network?**

Introduction. A cost function is a measure of “how good” a neural network did with respect to it’s given training sample and the expected output. It also may depend on variables such as weights and biases. A cost function is a single value, not a vector, because it rates how good the neural network did as a whole.

### What is the cost function?

Put simply, a cost function is a measure of how wrong the model is in terms of its ability to estimate the relationship between X and y. This is typically expressed as a difference or distance between the predicted value and the actual value. The cost function (you may also see this referred to as loss or error.)