Open ARFF file

Data related to Weka's attribute-relation

How to open arff files?

arff file icon Have you had trouble opening the arff file on your computer? What are arff files? We explain what they are and recommend software that we know will open them.

What is arff file?

ARFF file are typically related to Attribute-Relation file format. This is a type of ASCII format utilized by the Machine Learning Project at the Department of Computer Science at The University of Waikato.

Data related to Weka's attribute-relation description

ARFF (Attribute-Relation File Format) file is an ASCII text file that describes a list of instances sharing a set of attributes.

It was developed by the Machine Learning Project at the Department of Computer Science of The University of Waikato for use with the Weka machine learning software.

ARFF files have two distinct sections. The first section is the Header information, which is followed by the Data information. - The Header of the ARFF file contains the name of the relation, a list of the attributes (the columns in the data), and their types. - The Data section of the file contains the data declaration line and the actual instance lines. This format is essentially a CSV file with a header that describes the metadata.

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