Interview question: What is survivorship bias in data science and machine learning?

Tracyrenee
6 min readFeb 15, 2024

I have been studying data science and machine learning for a few years now and have come across quite a few terms to do with this profession. One term that I only recently have come across is survivorship bias.

Survivorship bias, or survival bias, is the logical error of concentrating on entities that passed a selection…

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Tracyrenee

I have five decades experience in the world of work, being in fast food, the military, business, non-profits, and the healthcare sector.