[Biomod-commits] Comparison among variable importance

Damien Georges damien.georges2 at gmail.com
Thu May 16 12:39:27 CEST 2013

Dear Antonio,

I guess you are right and you need to make  a kind of standardisation of 
scores to make them all comparable. Make them sum to 1 is a good way to 
do it.


On 16/05/2013 12:09, Antonio Canepa wrote:
> Dear list,
> I would like to know if you can directly compare among different models the
> variable importance of each variable selected?
> My guess is not, because when I got the importance of each variable (
> getModelsVarImport()), the sum of all of them for each model was not = 1.
> I don't know if I'm doing something wrong or there is another way to
> "standardise" the output from getModelsVarImport() and thus compare
> throughout models ?

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