Machine Learning & Data Analytics

Preparation Reading 03: Visualizing Feature Relationships


In this reading we'll review some of the most common ways to visualize relationships between features in a dataset.

Estimated Reading Time

Plan on around 30 to 60 minutes for this preparation reading, which consists of textbook reading.


Looking at descriptive statistics can be a great way to understand a particular feature. But often what we're most interested in is the relationships between features.

There are some quantitative ways to look at those relationships that we'll learn about later in the semester, but often looking at feature relationships visually can help you decide what direction to take on the rest of the analysis.


Read the following sections of Chapter 3 of Machine Learning and Predictive Data Analytics: