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The Digit Dataset

This dataset is made up of 1797 8x8 images. Each image, like the one shown below, is of a hand-written digit. In order to ultilise an 8x8 figure like this, we’d have to first transform it into a feature vector with lengh 64.

See here for more information about this dataset.


Python source code:

print __doc__

# Code source: Gael Varoqueux
# Modified for Documentation merge by Jaques Grobler
# License: BSD

from sklearn import datasets

import pylab as pl

#Load the digits dataset
digits = datasets.load_digits()

#Display the first digit
pl.figure(1, figsize=(3, 3))