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RMSE vs standard deviation 
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Dec2308, 07:31 AM

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hello
can anyone explain what the difference is between RMSE and standard deviation. I am using RMSE in multivariate analysis but is it just the standard dev. why another name? 


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Dec2308, 06:42 PM

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It may be a quibble, but sometimes standard deviation means the theoretical value, while RMSE might be used for the value derived from the data. (I could be wrong).



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Dec2408, 10:53 PM

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Dec2508, 12:51 AM

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RMSE vs standard deviation
Not sure if this is a credible source but a quick google search reveals http://www.sportsci.org/resource/stats/rmse.html



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