What are the machine learning classifiers that can handle directly categorical data

SA_HSA_H Member Posts: 29 Contributor II
edited October 2019 in Help
What are the machine learning classifiers, rather than DT, that can handle both numerical variables and categorical predictors (without converting them to numerical data).

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    varunm1varunm1 Moderator, Member Posts: 1,207 Unicorn
    Hello @summer_helmi

    Most of the tree based algorithms and Naive bayes will deal with categorical data. There is also a variant of KNN that can handle this type of data.

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