How to convert categorical variable into dummy variable?

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Hi Guys,

I am trying to create one Machine Learning model . But my dataset contains one string column that contains categorical values. I want to convert these string values into dummy variable. How can I do that? 

May 7 in Machine Learning by akhtar
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Hi@akhtar,

You can do this task using pandas module. Pandas has a function named get_dummies. It will convert your categorical string values into dummy variables. You can use this module as given bellow.

import pandas as pd
pd.get_dummies(name of categorical column)

Hope this will help.

answered May 7 by MD
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