Classification data to predict the species of penguins from the palmerpenguins package, see palmerpenguins::penguins. A better alternative to the iris data set.

Format

R6::R6Class inheriting from TaskClassif.

Source

palmerpenguins

Construction

mlr_tasks$get("penguins")
tsk("penguins")

Meta Information

  • Task type: “classif”

  • Dimensions: 344x8

  • Properties: “multiclass”

  • Has Missings: TRUE

  • Target: “species”

  • Features: “bill_depth”, “bill_length”, “body_mass”, “flipper_length”, “island”, “sex”, “year”

Pre-processing

  • The unit of measurement have been removed from the column names. Lengths are given in millimeters (mm), weight in gram (g).

References

Gorman KB, Williams TD, Fraser WR (2014). “Ecological Sexual Dimorphism and Environmental Variability within a Community of Antarctic Penguins (Genus Pygoscelis).” PLoS ONE, 9(3), e90081. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0090081 .

https://github.com/allisonhorst/palmerpenguins

See also