What is the term for abusing data and machine learning methods to get better results than normally (with proper training and test set)? Some of my co-workers call it data-mining but I do not believe that is the correct word?

  • $\begingroup$ Leakage? $\endgroup$
    – mccurcio
    Commented Nov 20, 2022 at 23:26

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I found the word: data snooping


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