What Really is R2-Score in Linear Regression?

One of the most important metrics for evaluating a continuous target regression model

Benjamin Obi Tayo Ph.D.
3 min readNov 5, 2021

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Figure shows how R2 Score determines goodness of fit. Image by author.

There are so many different metrics that can be used for evaluating regression models. In this article, we discuss several metrics that can be used for continuous target variable regression models. Among the many, R2 Score remains the most…

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