# Standardization VS Normalization

2 min readJul 27, 2018

## 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: