The Legend of Data - Ep.10 - Categorical Data

Categorical data are everywhere, but machines are not good at dealing with them. So we need to have different ways of handling categorical data. In this episode, we will briefly introduce come ways of categorical data feature engineering and some machine learning algorithms that are designed to deal with categorical data.

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You can get the slide deck here. The notebook that I used can be found here.

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After having a career as a Data Scientist and Developer Advocate, Cheuk dedicated her work to the open-source community. She has co-founded Humble Data, a beginner Python workshop that has been happening around the world. She has served the EuroPython Society board for two years and is now a fellow and director of the Python Software Foundation.