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Effective Amazon Machine Learning by Alexis Perrier

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Creating an evaluation

Evaluations and models are independent in Amazon ML. You can train a model and carry out several evaluations by specifying different evaluation datasets. The evaluation page, shown in the following screenshot, lets you name and specify how the model will be evaluated:

As you know by now, to evaluate a model, you need to split your dataset into two parts, the training and the evaluation sets with a 70/30 split. The training part is used to train your model, while the evaluation part is used to evaluate the model. At this point, you can let Amazon ML split the dataset into training and evaluation or specify a different ...

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