confusionIndex {aqp}R Documentation

Confusion Index

Description

Calculate the confusion index of Burrough et al., 1997.

Usage

confusionIndex(x)

Arguments

x

vector of probabilities (0,1), should not contain NA

Value

A single numeric value.

Author(s)

D.E. Beaudette

References

Burrough, P.A., P.F.M. van Gaans, and R. Hootsmans. 1997. "Continuous Classification in Soil Survey: Spatial Correlation, Confusion and Boundaries." Geoderma 77: 115-35. doi:10.1016/S0016-7061(97)00018-9.

Examples


# a very simple example
p <- c(0.25, 0.25, 0.4, 0.05, 0.05)
confusionIndex(p)

# for comparison
shannonEntropy(p)


[Package aqp version 1.31 Index]