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How to deal with categorical feature of very high cardinality?

I would like to train a binary classifier on feature vectors. One of the features is categorical feature with string, it is the zip codes of a country. Typically, there is thousands of zip codes, and ...
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Are there any tools for feature engineering?

Specifically what I am looking for are tools with some functionality, which is specific to feature engineering. I would like to be able to easily smooth, visualize, fill gaps, etc. Something similar ...
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List of feature engineering techniques

Is there any resource with a list of feature engineering techniques? A mapping of type of data, model and feature engineering technique would be a gold mine.
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Is this a good practice of feature engineering?

I have a practical question about feature engineering... say I want to predict house prices by using logistic regression and used a bunch of features including zip code. Then by checking the feature ...
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Is there any difference between feature extraction and feature learning?

It appears to me that "feature extraction" and "feature learning" are equivalent concepts, however there are 2 separate wikipedia articles dedicated to them that are notably different. In particular, ...
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How to model a 3D graph into a vector so that I can feed it into a classification algorithm?

I have a 3D graph like below: Ref: google images It has 2 angles as X and Y and the Z axis is amplitude value (Each 3D graph is representing a pixel). I want to model this into some useful data ...