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Table 3 Percentage change in model performance among ten modelling techniques used to predict hookworms distribution in Zimbabwe

From: Inclusion of edaphic predictors for enhancement of models to determine distribution of soil-transmitted helminths: the case of Zimbabwe

Model TSS(2)a TSS (1)a % change ROC (2)a ROC (1)a % change
ANN 0.00 0.02 1900 0.01 0.51 5000
CTA 0.32 0.49 53 0.71 0.73 3
FDA 0.42 0.47 12 0.76 0.78 3
GAM 0.38 0.51 34 0.69 0.77 12
GBM 0.42 0.51 21 0.74 0.77 4
GLM 0.42 0.61 45 0.76 0.84 11
MARS 0.39 0.50 28 0.66 0.79 20
MAXENT 0.34 0.53 6 0.68 0.76 12
RF 0.40 0.42 5 0.76 0.78 3
SRE 0.00 0.10 9900 0.48 0.55 15
  1. aEvaluation scores for models with environmental variables only are denoted TSS (2) and ROC (2) and those derived from a set of environmental variables plus edaphic variables are denoted TSS (1) and ROC (1)