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 utilize an 8x8 figure like this, we’d have to first transform it into a feature vector with length 64.

See here for more information about this dataset.


# Code source: Gaël Varoquaux
# Modified for documentation by Jaques Grobler
# License: BSD 3 clause

from sklearn import datasets

import matplotlib.pyplot as plt

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

#Display the first digit
plt.figure(1, figsize=(3, 3))
plt.imshow(digits.images[-1],, interpolation='nearest')

Total running time of the script: (0 minutes 0.169 seconds)

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