Feature Selection: The ‘why’ , the ‘what’ and the ‘how’

Five common methods to select the most relevant and useful features, improving the efficiency and effectiveness of model training.

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Why Feature Selection is Important?

Figure 1. Overfitting Image by geeksforgeeks.org

What is Feature Selection?

Figure 2. Feature Selection Image by Chaitanya Sagar

How to Apply Feature Selection

1. Data quality

2. Information theory

3. Feature importance

4. Heuristics search

5. Information compression: PCA, SVD, Autoencoder

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