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# Cross-validation on Digits Dataset ExerciseΒΆ

A tutorial exercise using Cross-validation with an SVM on the Digits dataset.

This exercise is used in the Cross-validation generators part of the Model selection: choosing estimators and their parameters section of the A tutorial on statistical-learning for scientific data processing.

Python source code: plot_cv_digits.py

```print(__doc__)

import numpy as np
from sklearn import cross_validation, datasets, svm

digits = datasets.load_digits()
X = digits.data
y = digits.target

svc = svm.SVC(kernel='linear')
C_s = np.logspace(-10, 0, 10)

scores = list()
scores_std = list()
for C in C_s:
svc.C = C
this_scores = cross_validation.cross_val_score(svc, X, y, n_jobs=1)
scores.append(np.mean(this_scores))
scores_std.append(np.std(this_scores))

# Do the plotting
import matplotlib.pyplot as plt
plt.figure(1, figsize=(4, 3))
plt.clf()
plt.semilogx(C_s, scores)
plt.semilogx(C_s, np.array(scores) + np.array(scores_std), 'b--')
plt.semilogx(C_s, np.array(scores) - np.array(scores_std), 'b--')
locs, labels = plt.yticks()
plt.yticks(locs, list(map(lambda x: "%g" % x, locs)))
plt.ylabel('CV score')
plt.xlabel('Parameter C')
plt.ylim(0, 1.1)
plt.show()
```

Total running time of the example: 6.34 seconds ( 0 minutes 6.34 seconds)