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Bucketing is usually used in industry because we are not sure what we are going to get. Some amount of observation on the distribution will give you a good idea of bucketing. But, there is caveat, if there isn't a lot of variance then bucketing won't help much. Also, in terms of losses, since different buckets will have different number of examples, class ...


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Answers in the comments are decent, particularly DuttA. DuttA gives these, approximately ease of derivative Don't have to worry about ~0 in denominator causing huge gradient But to me the most important is mathematical convenience, someone might easily make the mistake of RMSE is just equal the difference y−y′ instead of root of mean square of y−y′. The ...


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