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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How to become a data scientist

Data science is one of the most buzzed about fields right now, and data scientists are in extreme demand. And with good reason – data scientists are doing everything from creating self-driving cars to automatically captioning images. Given all the interesting applications, it makes sense that data science is a very sought-after career. Data science […]

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