I know I've seen it both ways, so is there a difference between the two, and which one is more commonly referred to?

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    $\begingroup$ What is the context in which this phrase was used? Where did you see this? $\endgroup$ Jul 14, 2016 at 4:39

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Logarithmic loss = Logistic loss = log loss = $-y_i\log(p_i) - (1 -y_i) \log(1 -p_i)$

Sometimes people take a different logarithmic base, but it typically doesn't matter. I hear logistic loss more often.



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