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Best practice during Data preparation

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wayne G Fischer Aug 29. 4 Replies

Hello All,I am new to Data Science,I wanted to know what are the Best Practice during Data Preparation.Like Converting Integer into Category.Is it good practice to Categorize the Data.e.g Data…Continue

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Wayne G Fischer replied to Nitish Sinha's discussion Best practice during Data preparation
"IMHO, although it is a common in the medical journals, it is never a good practice to "convert" ratio data (e.g., age) into ordinal data ("categories," bins).  It results in a loss of the information inherently contained in…"
Aug 29
David Spoerl replied to Nitish Sinha's discussion Best practice during Data preparation
"Thank you Nitish. I have been looking for something like this"
Aug 27
Simon Olivier Guienguere replied to Nitish Sinha's discussion Best practice during Data preparation
"Dear Nitish, Data preparation appeared to be the tedious  and the most essential section in the modeling phase. It could be time consuming if it is appropriately done. As the adage said:" Garbage In ==> Garbage Out". However, data…"
Aug 26
Vincent Granville replied to Nitish Sinha's discussion Best practice during Data preparation
"The grouping you are talking about is called binning. See articles on this topic: https://www.datasciencecentral.com/page/search?q=binning"
Aug 25
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Best practice during Data preparation

Hello All,I am new to Data Science,I wanted to know what are the Best Practice during Data Preparation.Like Converting Integer into Category.Is it good practice to Categorize the Data.e.g Data Contains Age column.Is it good practice to Club Age into different Category.Please let me know if there are any article which i can refer for the same.ThanksNitishSee More
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Best practice during Data preparation

Hello All,I am new to Data Science,I wanted to know what are the Best Practice during Data Preparation.Like Converting Integer into Category.Is it good practice to Categorize the Data.e.g Data Contains Age column.Is it good practice to Club Age into different Category.Please let me know if there are any article which i can refer for the same.ThanksNitishSee More
Aug 25

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