To begin, you need to find a dataset relevant to your problem. You can search for datasets from the Select Data view.

Search for a dataset

To find datasets related to Middle East attributes:
  1. Enter Middle East in the Search field on the Select Model or Dataset view. As you type, Distil returns each dataset that contains the keyword in its list of features or full description.
  2. Review the acled result to determine its relevancy.
    • The Top Features, which indicate the most important features (columns), list country (iso) and several other quantitative features such as event_date.
    • The Topics, inferred from text in the dataset, indicates that the dataset is about military conflict.
  3. Click More Details to see a complete summary.
    Expand to view more dataset details
  4. Click Dataset Name: acled to choose the ACLED dataset for further inspection.
    Choose a dataset to begin selecting which features to include in your model

Next steps

Choose a feature in the dataset that you want to predict with your model.