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See: Insurance, Predictive Function Coverage.


    • the total amount and type of insurance carried
    • the extent to which something is covered; "the dictionary's coverage of standard English is excellent"
    • the news as presented by reporters for newspapers or radio or television; "they accused the paper of biased coverage of race relations"
    • 1. An amount by which something or someone is covered.
      • Don't go to lunch if we don't have enough coverage for the help-desk phones.
      • Before laying sod on that clay, the ground needs two inches of coverage with topsoil.
      • The enemy fire is increasing - can we get some immediate coverage from those bunkers?
      • There are overlapping coverages on your insurance policies.


  • (Kohavi & Provost, 1998) ⇒ Ron Kohavi, and Foster Provost. (1998). “Glossary of Terms.” In: Machine Leanring 30(2-3).
    • Coverage: The proportion of a data set for which a classifier makes a prediction. If a classifier does not classify all the instances, it may be important to know its performance on the set of cases for which it is “confident enough to make a prediction.