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This project illustrates various categorical encoding techniques that one can use within their project. Check out the project blog for a detailed overview of this project.

Try it out yourself

There are interactive notebooks for this project available for anyone to start using on the public JupyterHub instance on the Massachusetts Open Cloud (MOC) right now!

  1. To get started, access JupyterHub, select log in with operate-first and sign in using your Github Account.
  2. After signing in, on the spawner page, please select the Cloud Price Analysis Notebook Image image in the JupyterHub Notebook Image section from the dropdown and select a Medium container size and hit Start to start your server.
  3. Once your server has spawned, you should see a directory titled cloud-price-analysis-public-<current-timestamp>.
  4. Go to notebooks/experimental and start with the notebook named cloud-price-analysis-EDA.ipynb.ipynb.
  5. Here’s a video that presents a brief description of the project and how to get started.

If you need more help navigating the Operate First environment, we have a few short videos to help you get started.