Model evaluation

In the last section, we completed our model estimation. Now it is the time for us to evaluate these estimated models to see whether they fit our client's criteria so that we can either move to results explanation or go back to some previous stage to refine our predictive models.

As mentioned earlier for this project, using MLlib codes, our recommendations are evaluated by measuring the Mean Squared Error of rating predictions. However, most users may want to perform more evaluations with their favored measurements.

In practise, the model estimation results from SPSS Modeler may be exported for evaluation with other tools, such as R, as some users may wish. Within SPSS Modeler, we can create a Modeler Node against the test data to ...

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