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Topic: AIC, significance testing, and cross-validation
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Seth Myers

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AIC, significance testing, and cross-validation
Posted: Mar 30, 2009 2:36 PM
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Hi,

Significance testing is a classic. AIC is newer and has sexy math. I somehow feel that splitting data and applying the fitted model to the independent set is more straightforward and gets out most directly what people are most interested in (how well does this model work?). Any thoughts?

Seth



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