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Predictive Analytics Using Rattle and Qlik Sense by Ferran Garcia Pagans

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Model evaluation

As we saw in Chapter 7, Model Evaluation, to evaluate the performance of a regression model, we can use a plot called Predicted versus Observed Plot (Pr v Ob), as shown here:

Model evaluation

We've quickly developed a model that achieved a Pseudo R-square of 0.744. We did a small optimization in the model; we can improve the performance by working with the different variables.

After improving the model using the training dataset to build the model and the validation dataset to evaluate this performance, we need to confirm the performance of our model by creating a Predicted versus Observed Plot with the test dataset. We can do that to detect overfitting. ...

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