Articles by Gary Hutson

Feature encoding methods – the Pandas way

April 21, 2021 | Gary Hutson

This tutorial explores the various ways data can be encoded, using Pandas and Numpy, to prepare the data ready for a Machine Learning, or predictive model pipeline. Encoding methods There are three main methods explored therein: Label encoding – encoding a value based on where the label order falls – could be ...
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Reticulate webinar – R and Python – a happy union

January 23, 2021 | Gary Hutson

Wednesday (20th January 2021) myself and a colleagues Andreas kicked off the first webinar of 2021 for the NHS-R Community with our look at the benefits of using reticulate for joining up R and Python. What was the webinar about? The webinar was split into two sections: The first session involved me ...
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