Polynomial Regression | Data Science | Machine Learning

Bayesian Information Criterion (BIC)

Determining the best degree of polynomial to choose in a polynomial regression.

In this article we will learn what is Bayesian Information Criterion (BIC) and how it is used to choose the degree of a polynomial in a Polynomial Regression.

Sometimes R2 values vary slightly across two different degrees of polynomials. i.e. comparing a R2 score = 88.3% to R2 score = 88.4%…