Category Encoders v1.2.4 Release

I’ve just cut a fresh release of the scikit-learn-contrib library, category_encoders.  This one included a lot of great contributions from the broader community, which has been really great. A few selected features now available: Leave-one-out encoding: a new encoder, based on a popular Kaggle post by Owen Zhang, detailed here and here. (proposal) Maintenance fixes […]

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Category Encoders now on conda forge

My scikit-learn compatible library of categorical data encoders (category_encoders) is now published on conda forge!  Conda, if you didn’t know, is an open source package manager for python (and other things) developed primarily by continuum analytics.  Thanks to continuum developer https://github.com/bollwyvl for doing pretty much all of the work to get it working. Check out the […]

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Twitter-Pandas, first release

Thanks to some great help from contributors, we’ve just pushed the first release of twitter pandas, v0.0.1. The first release is aimed at replicating the data-providing (no create/update/delete functions) from the tweepy API with the git-pandas style pandas interface. To install twitterpandas, just use pip pip install twitterpandas And then you can use it right […]

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