[R] Receiver Operator Characteristic curve

Frank E Harrell Jr feh3k at spamcop.net
Thu Mar 11 23:48:51 CET 2004

On Thu, 11 Mar 2004 13:16:15 -0500
XIAO LIU <xiaoliu at jhmi.edu> wrote:

> Dear R-helpers:
> I want to calculate area under a Receiver Operator Characteristic curve.
>  Where can I find related functions?
> Thank you in advance
> Xiao

w <- somers2(predicted probability, 0/1 diagnosis)

Convert Somers' Dxy rank correlation to ROC area (C) using Dxy=2*(C-.5).

To get standard error of Dxy (and hence C) type ?rcorr.cens (another Hmisc

This is the nonparametric Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney approach.
Frank E Harrell Jr   Professor and Chair           School of Medicine
                     Department of Biostatistics   Vanderbilt University

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