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Akaike's Criteria

  1. M. Stone

Published Online: 15 JUL 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470011815.b2a09001

Encyclopedia of Biostatistics

Encyclopedia of Biostatistics

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Stone, M. 2005. Akaike's Criteria. Encyclopedia of Biostatistics. 1.

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  1. University College London, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JUL 2005


This entry covers Akaike's Final Prediction Error and information criteria for model selection, their links with Mallows' Cp and cross-validation, and user's expectations of such criteria.


  • model choice;
  • Akaike Information Criterion (AIC);
  • Final Prediction Error (FPE)