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Overfitting—Too Good to Be Truly Useful

Lecture no. 15 from the course: Big Data: How Data Analytics Is Transforming the World

Overfitting—Too Good to Be Truly Useful

Taught by Professor Tim Chartier | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Mathematics Courses

Learn how to avoid the perils of overfitting, which is when an overly complex model or noisy data leads to flawed conclusions. Explore object lessons in this common pitfall, including an earthquake forecast that was disastrously wrong.

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