What does VIF mean in Mathematics?

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Variance Inflation Factor

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What does VIF mean?

Variance inflation factor
In statistics, the variance inflation factor quantifies the severity of multicollinearity in an ordinary least squares regression analysis. It provides an index that measures how much the variance of an estimated regression coefficient is increased because of collinearity.

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