181 Is there any reason to prefer the AIC or BIC over the other? 2010-07-23T20:49:12.340

149 Algorithms for automatic model selection 2012-01-09T18:22:23.617

58 Do all interactions terms need their individual terms in regression model? 2012-05-04T02:10:29.487

55 What do the residuals in a logistic regression mean? 2010-08-09T07:32:32.767

44 AIC,BIC,CIC,DIC,EIC,FIC,GIC,HIC,IIC --- Can I use them interchangeably? 2014-02-16T14:11:45.150

33 What does the Akaike Information Criterion (AIC) score of a model mean? 2016-06-01T00:04:04.030

31 Negative values for AICc (corrected Akaike Information Criterion) 2010-07-22T10:11:15.210

27 Is it possible to calculate AIC and BIC for lasso regression models? 2012-04-04T03:33:22.513

25 What is the difference in what AIC and c-statistic (AUC) actually measure for model fit? 2013-03-04T04:40:20.520

24 How can one empirically demonstrate in R which cross-validation methods the AIC and BIC are equivalent to? 2010-07-25T05:08:20.333

23 Negative values for AIC in General Mixed Model 2014-02-01T12:14:46.577

22 What is the upside of treating a factor as random in a mixed model? 2014-08-14T18:20:37.657

22 Logistic Regression: Bernoulli vs. Binomial Response Variables 2015-03-30T20:25:41.043

21 AIC guidelines in model selection 2014-01-06T20:55:32.177

21 Model selection with Firth logistic regression 2014-03-01T18:24:16.793

20 Can AIC compare across different types of model? 2010-11-29T16:08:13.153

20 AIC or p-value: which one to choose for model selection? 2011-04-04T18:25:56.523

20 How should mixed effects models be compared and or validated? 2012-02-28T03:33:59.977

20 AIC & BIC number interpretation 2012-08-24T14:20:23.220

19 Meaning of 'number of parameters' in AIC 2014-06-16T12:16:33.513

17 Prerequisites for AIC model comparison 2013-01-28T19:55:21.987

15 Comparing non nested models with AIC 2014-09-26T22:14:03.793

15 When to stop refining a model? 2015-10-27T14:15:02.057

13 Understanding AIC and Schwarz criterion 2010-10-26T07:28:19.323

13 AIC/BIC: how many parameters does a permutation count for? 2013-01-30T01:15:07.707

13 Can the Burnham-Anderson book on multimodel inference be recommended? 2014-02-15T04:49:33.850

13 Paradox in model selection (AIC, BIC, to explain or to predict?) 2015-10-17T15:50:42.493

12 Testing the difference in AIC of two non-nested models 2011-03-21T04:57:51.157

12 AIC for non-nested models: normalizing constant 2012-09-20T12:40:32.583

12 Problem with comparing GLM models having a different link function 2013-01-02T16:04:05.927

12 Comparing AIC of a model and its log-transformed version 2013-06-10T11:03:34.667

12 AIC, BIC and GCV: what is best for making decision in penalized regression methods? 2014-07-20T03:44:52.977

12 Does BIC try to find a true model? 2016-04-03T08:54:28.580

12 Are $\frac18$-th root transformations recommended? 2017-11-23T05:40:30.633

11 Comparing regression models on count data 2010-12-16T18:04:08.740

11 Non-nested model selection 2012-01-01T12:15:03.760

11 Compare fits of model to transformed and untransformed response 2012-03-15T03:37:29.403

11 Why applying model selection using AIC gives me non-significant p-values for the variables 2012-08-30T08:44:14.677

11 What is the difference between AIC() and extractAIC() in R? 2012-11-16T11:01:22.530

11 Criteria for selecting the "best" model in a Hidden Markov Model 2013-07-23T17:11:42.493

11 Are models identified by auto.arima() parsimonious? 2013-09-26T14:23:23.857

11 Different AIC definitions 2016-01-20T08:59:53.700

11 AIC of ridge regression: degrees of freedom vs. number of parameters 2016-12-02T11:34:16.093

10 Does there exist a model fit statistic (like AIC or BIC) that can be used for absolute instead of just relative comparisons? 2011-07-22T13:32:33.640

10 Simple linear regression, p-values and the AIC 2016-06-13T12:43:50.360

9 Can you compare AIC values as long as the models are based on the same dataset? 2013-05-15T15:54:00.170

9 Calculating AIC “by hand” in R 2014-02-20T19:46:41.197

9 Variable selection vs Model selection 2016-04-06T20:17:03.323

9 Why isn't Akaike information criterion used more in machine learning? 2017-11-15T14:12:21.557

8 One sentence explanation of the AIC for non-technical types 2012-03-05T11:23:28.730

8 AIC, anova error: Models are not all fitted to the same number of observations, models were not all fitted to the same size of dataset 2013-07-24T10:38:21.630

8 What does an infinite AIC mean and what can be done about it? 2013-08-22T15:59:41.190

8 What do I do when values of AIC are low and approximately equal? 2014-01-08T01:36:37.813

8 AIC versus cross validation in time series: the small sample case 2015-02-25T11:36:06.437

8 Number of parameters in an artificial neural network for AIC 2015-09-28T16:24:05.800

8 AIC formula in Introduction to Statistical Learning 2015-11-13T00:13:16.677

7 Model-selection for linear mixed models over alternative sets of parameters (nlme function in R) 2012-06-19T20:25:56.980

7 REML vs ML stepAIC 2012-10-24T15:33:18.153

7 Relative variable importance with AIC 2012-12-20T10:26:31.873

7 When is it appropriate to select models by minimising the AIC? 2013-12-08T13:32:11.523

7 Comparing AIC and adjusted $R^2$ 2014-01-23T16:42:37.387

7 Equivalence of AIC and p-values in model selection 2014-03-07T20:46:36.763

7 Does Box-Cox parameter estimation count towards parameters for AIC? 2014-06-16T13:57:45.170

7 On Negative AIC Values 2015-01-25T08:09:20.867

7 Stepwise Model Selection in Logistic Regression in R 2015-02-02T20:40:09.237

7 Selecting regularization penalty: cross validation or information criteria? 2015-10-04T14:00:06.750

7 Why information criterion (not adjusted $R^2$) are used to select appropriate lag order in time series model? 2016-02-17T19:59:48.817

7 What is the point of dividing data into training and test parts to assess prediction properties when we have AIC? 2016-05-27T11:30:04.803

7 An Information Criterion that considers how many variables we can choose from 2016-08-15T20:31:36.520

7 What exactly is "stepwise model selection"? 2017-02-28T18:08:47.663

6 What is AIC? Looking for a formal but intuitive answer 2010-07-27T17:46:25.223

6 Why does AIC formula in R appear to use one extra parameter than expected? 2010-07-31T09:39:47.323

6 Comparing model fits across a set of nonlinear regression models 2010-11-02T06:26:26.320

6 Why do AIC and BIC show inversed outputs? 2011-11-17T08:26:53.817

6 Why does log likelihood function for a model use SSE/n and not SSE/df? 2012-10-21T12:33:28.863

6 Generalized Linear Model in SPSS with common values among predictors treated as subpopulations. Why? 2013-02-03T03:31:47.793

6 Correct definition of number of parameters $K$ in Akaike Information Criterion 2013-09-26T12:02:07.347

6 Generalized linear mixed models: model selection 2013-10-31T08:48:04.587

6 Correct number of parameters of AR models for AIC / BIC ? 2013-12-25T13:49:14.520

6 Should auto.arima in R ever report a model with higher AIC, AICC and BIC than other models considered? 2014-11-05T00:09:04.327

6 Is the Akaike information criterion inversely proportional to the chi-squared statistic? 2015-11-16T16:28:38.863

6 Are there circumstances in which BIC is useful and AIC is not? 2016-09-29T18:50:04.493

6 Comparing differences of AIC of different data sets 2016-12-12T08:40:29.323

6 Conflicting approaches to variable selection: AIC, p-values or both? 2017-03-05T16:48:19.537

5 Why do I get equal AIC, BIC and log likelihood for different models in LME framework? 2010-11-23T09:38:30.733

5 BIC or AIC to determine the optimal number of clusters in a scale-free graph? 2012-07-09T15:16:56.090

5 Analogous measure of AIC which uses the posterior distribution for model selection? 2013-03-22T21:27:56.770

5 Equivalence between single sample cross-validation index and the Akaike information criterion for prediction 2013-05-02T07:58:36.160

5 Sparse parameters when computing AIC, BIC, etc 2014-03-04T19:49:34.293

5 How to do external validation of logistic regression models and perform model benchmarking 2014-03-17T14:37:27.457

5 Cross-Validation vs. AICc for LASSO 2014-07-02T13:56:32.990

5 Assuming a probability density for MLE to do model selection 2014-10-28T14:27:27.930

5 Gamma vs tweedie distribution for large productivity dataset 2014-11-16T22:46:27.620

5 What exactly is the Box-Jenkins method for ARIMA processes? 2015-01-04T01:37:40.303

5 lme4: Why is AIC no longer displayed when using REML 2015-01-05T14:40:33.320

5 When AIC and Adjusted $R^2$ lead to different conclusions 2015-03-09T10:49:07.700

5 Model selection between parametric nonparametric methods 2015-10-16T07:19:11.330

5 Time series model selection: AIC vs. out-of-sample SSE and their equivalence 2016-03-08T11:34:55.707

5 Using the drop1 command in R and AIC 2016-05-22T09:23:09.387