Categorical Features

User 5289 | 6/14/2016, 5:41:41 PM

how to convert categorical features like strings to numerical values such that it can fit into the machine learning model?

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User 940 | 6/20/2016, 7:01:00 PM

Hi @Karthikjm8 ,

Our machine learning models automatically take care of this, but if you want to do it manually you can always use our OneHotEncoder(https://dato.com/products/create/docs/generated/graphlab.toolkits.featureengineering.onehotencoder.OneHotEncoder.html)

I hope this helps!

Cheers! -Piotr