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Chapter 8. Regression > Taking the analysis further

8.7. Taking the analysis further

We’ll end our discussion of regression by considering methods for assessing model generalizability and predictor relative importance.

8.7.1. Cross-validation

In the previous section, we examined methods for selecting the variables to include in a regression equation. When description is your primary goal, the selection and interpretation of a regression model signals the end of your labor. But when your goal is prediction, you can justifiably ask, “How well will this equation perform in the real world?”


  

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