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Exploring Data with RapidMiner by Andrew Chisholm

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Renaming attributes

It is often the case that many operators generate new attributes and the names are usually self-evident to help explain what the attribute contains. Some created names, however, can contain characters such as ()=-. These names cannot be handled by the Generate Attributes operator because they are interpreted as mathematical operators or operations. In this case, it is necessary to rename the attributes to more benign names and the Rename by Generic Names operator can be used in this case. This operator simply renames attributes to the form of att1, att2, att3, and so on. Once this is done, the Generate Attributes operator can be used in the normal way using the newly generated attribute names.

Renaming can also be done using ...

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