Issue No. 03 - March (1980 vol. 2)
J. Kittler , Image Analysis Group, Nuclear Physics Laboratory, Oxford University, Oxford, England.
P. A. Devijver , Philips Research Laboratory, Brussels, Belgium.
The probability distribution of the error incurred by a classification system on a given data set is derived. It is shown that the distribution is mixed binomial. A method for calculating the mixed binomial distribution recursively is proposed.
J. Kittler and P. A. Devijver, "The Probability Distribution of Conditional Classification Error," in IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis & Machine Intelligence, vol. 2, no. , pp. 259-261, 1980.