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sklearn.metrics.accuracy_score(y_true, y_pred, normalize=True, sample_weight=None)[source]

Accuracy classification score.

In multilabel classification, this function computes subset accuracy: the set of labels predicted for a sample must exactly match the corresponding set of labels in y_true.

Read more in the User Guide.


y_true : 1d array-like, or label indicator array / sparse matrix

Ground truth (correct) labels.

y_pred : 1d array-like, or label indicator array / sparse matrix

Predicted labels, as returned by a classifier.

normalize : bool, optional (default=True)

If False, return the number of correctly classified samples. Otherwise, return the fraction of correctly classified samples.

sample_weight : array-like of shape = [n_samples], optional

Sample weights.


score : float

If normalize == True, return the correctly classified samples (float), else it returns the number of correctly classified samples (int).

The best performance is 1 with normalize == True and the number of samples with normalize == False.


In binary and multiclass classification, this function is equal to the jaccard_similarity_score function.


>>> import numpy as np
>>> from sklearn.metrics import accuracy_score
>>> y_pred = [0, 2, 1, 3]
>>> y_true = [0, 1, 2, 3]
>>> accuracy_score(y_true, y_pred)
>>> accuracy_score(y_true, y_pred, normalize=False)

In the multilabel case with binary label indicators: >>> accuracy_score(np.array([[0, 1], [1, 1]]), np.ones((2, 2))) 0.5