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Livestream: Pandas, Pipelines, and Custom Transformers with Julie Michelman
September 28, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Using pandas and scikit-learn together can be a bit clunky. For complex preprocessing, the scikit-learn Pipeline conveniently chains together transformers. But, it will convert your DataFrame to a numpy array. In this talk, we will walk through pandas DataFrames, scikit-learn preprocessing and Pipelines, and how to use custom transformers to stay in pandas land.
About the Speaker
Julie Michelman is a Data Scientist at zulily, where she focuses on Machine Learning and A/B Testing. Her language choices are versatile, including Python (sklearn, pandas), R (caret, shiny, data.table), Spark (MLlib, Spark SQL + DataFrames), and plenty of SQL. She collaborates with stakeholders across Tech, Marketing, Supply Chain, and other areas of the business.
Julie previously worked as a Data Scientist at CDK Global. She holds a MS in Statistics from the University of Washington and a BA with major in Mathematics from Carleton College.
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