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Predict objective function run times at a set of points



time = predictObjectiveEvaluationTime(results,XTable) returns estimated objective evaluation times at the points in XTable.


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This example shows how to estimate the objective function evaluation time in an optimized Bayesian model of SVM classification.

Create an optimized SVM model. For details of this model, see Optimize Cross-Validated Classifier Using bayesopt.

rng default
grnpop = mvnrnd([1,0],eye(2),10);
redpop = mvnrnd([0,1],eye(2),10);
redpts = zeros(100,2);
grnpts = redpts;
for i = 1:100
    grnpts(i,:) = mvnrnd(grnpop(randi(10),:),eye(2)*0.02);
    redpts(i,:) = mvnrnd(redpop(randi(10),:),eye(2)*0.02);
cdata = [grnpts;redpts];
grp = ones(200,1);
grp(101:200) = -1;
c = cvpartition(200,'KFold',10);
sigma = optimizableVariable('sigma',[1e-5,1e5],'Transform','log');
box = optimizableVariable('box',[1e-5,1e5],'Transform','log');
minfn = @(z)kfoldLoss(fitcsvm(cdata,grp,'CVPartition',c,...
results = bayesopt(minfn,[sigma,box],'IsObjectiveDeterministic',true,...

Predict the evaluation time for various points.

sigma = logspace(-5,5,11)';
box = 1e5*ones(size(sigma));
XTable = table(sigma,box);
time = predictObjectiveEvaluationTime(results,XTable);
ans=11×3 table
    sigma      box      time  
    ______    _____    _______

     1e-05    1e+05    0.15075
    0.0001    1e+05    0.14967
     0.001    1e+05    0.14085
      0.01    1e+05     0.1175
       0.1    1e+05    0.11207
         1    1e+05    0.35033
        10    1e+05    0.85362
       100    1e+05    0.47747
      1000    1e+05    0.17992
     10000    1e+05    0.14623
     1e+05    1e+05    0.14909

Input Arguments

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Bayesian optimization results, specified as a BayesianOptimization object.

Prediction points, specified as a table with D columns, where D is the number of variables in the problem. The function performs its predictions on these points.

Data Types: table

Output Arguments

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Estimated objective evaluation times, returned as an N-by-1 vector, where N is the number of rows of XTable. The estimated values are the means of the posterior distribution of the Gaussian process model of the evaluation times of the objective function.

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Introduced in R2016b