# woodwork.logical_types.Ordinal¶

class woodwork.logical_types.Ordinal(order=None)[source]

Represents Logical Types that contain ordered discrete values. Has ‘category’ as a standard tag.

Parameters

order (list or tuple) – An list or tuple specifying the order of the ordinal values from low to high. The underlying series cannot contain values that are not present in the order values.

Examples

["first", "second", "third"]
["bronze", "silver", "gold"]

__init__(order=None)[source]

Initialize self. See help(type(self)) for accurate signature.

Methods

 __init__([order]) Initialize self. transform(series) Validates the series and converts the dtype to match the logical type’s if it is different.

Attributes

 backup_dtype primary_dtype standard_tags type_string