overparameterize

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over- +‎ parameterize

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overparameterize (third-person singular simple present overparameterizes, present participle overparameterizing, simple past and past participle overparameterized)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, statistics) To use an excessive number of parameters.
  2. (transitive, intransitive, statistics) To increase the degree of the line of best fit to the point that the fit of the line decreases.

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