Encyclopedia of Machine Learning

2010 Edition
| Editors: Claude Sammut, Geoffrey I. Webb

Categorical Attribute

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-30164-8_98

Synonyms

 Qualitative attribute

Categorical attributes are attributes whose values can be placed into distinct categories See  Attribute and  Measurement Scales.

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