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Data preparation / Wrap up

Follow the same steps as Nienke did to prepare your dataset. Can you name all the steps you should undertake to prepare your data?

Data Preparation Steps

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  1. Inspect the structure of the dataset and understand it
  2. Transform the relevant variables with several levels into dummy variables
  3. Treat the cases in which there might be missing values in your dataset depending on their relevance for the task at hand
  4. Split your dataset in two, a train dataset and a validation dataset

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about 1 year ago

Looks like you fully understood this step! I hope you will also understand the next steps and build a great model. Good luck!

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