Difference between Normalization and Standardization: 2 ways of feature scaling your data, How to do it in Excel

Difference between Normalization and Standardization

Normalization and Standardization are very integral parts of data processing. While processing data we often encounter different kind of variables which have different original scale. Using these scale can put more weightage to variables which have a large range in their data. In order to deal with this problem, we will be using feature rescaling of the independent variables so that the weights of all variables will be on the same scale.

In this article we will be discussing about the two feature scaling methods i.e. Normalization and Standardization. Both the terms are sometime used interchangeably. But they usually refer different things.


It is also known as Z-score normalization and in it features … Continue Reading