Standardization VS Normalization

Zaid Alissa Almaliki
2 min readJul 27, 2018
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Standardization

Standardization (or Z-score normalization) is the process of rescaling the features so that they’ll have the properties of a Gaussian distribution with

μ=0 and σ=1

where μ is the mean and σ is the standard deviation from the mean; standard scores (also called z scores) of the samples are calculated as follows:

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Zaid Alissa Almaliki

Founder, Principal Data Engineer and Cloud Architect Consultant in DataAkkadian.