Explain what regularization is and why it is useful.

Data Science Interview QuestionsCategory: Data ScienceExplain what regularization is and why it is useful.
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MockInterview Staff answered 5 years ago
  • Used to prevent overfitting: improve the generalization of a model
  • Decreases complexity of a model
  • Introducing a regularization term to a general loss function: adding a term to the minimization problem
  • Impose Occam’s Razor in the solution

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