class PropertyDrift[source]#

Calculate drift between train dataset and test dataset per feature, using statistical measures.

Check calculates a drift score for each column in test dataset, by comparing its distribution to the train dataset.

For numerical columns, we use the Kolmogorov-Smirnov statistic. See We also support Earth Mover’s Distance (EMD). See

For categorical distributions, we use the Cramer’s V. See We also support Population Stability Index (PSI). See

For categorical variables, it is recommended to use Cramer’s V, unless your variable includes categories with a small number of samples (common practice is categories with less than 5 samples). However, in cases of a variable with many categories with few samples, it is still recommended to use Cramer’s V.

propertiesUnion[Hashable, List[Hashable]] , default: None

Properties to check, if none is given, checks all properties except ignored ones.

ignore_propertiesUnion[Hashable, List[Hashable]] , default: None

Properties to ignore, if none is given, checks based on properties variable.

n_top_propertiesint , default 5

amount of properties to show ordered by drift score

margin_quantile_filter: float, default: 0.025

float in range [0,0.5), representing which margins (high and low quantiles) of the distribution will be filtered out of the EMD calculation. This is done in order for extreme values not to affect the calculation disproportionally. This filter is applied to both distributions, in both margins.

min_category_size_ratio: float, default 0.01

minimum size ratio for categories. Categories with size ratio lower than this number are binned into an “Other” category.

max_num_categories_for_drift: Optional[int], default: None

Only for categorical features. Max number of allowed categories. If there are more, they are binned into an “Other” category. This limit applies for both drift calculation and distribution plots.

max_num_categories_for_display: int, default: 10

Max number of categories to show in plot.

show_categories_by: str, default: ‘largest_difference’

Specify which categories to show for categorical features’ graphs, as the number of shown categories is limited by max_num_categories_for_display. Possible values: - ‘train_largest’: Show the largest train categories. - ‘test_largest’: Show the largest test categories. - ‘largest_difference’: Show the largest difference between categories.

numerical_drift_method: str, default: “KS”

decides which method to use on numerical variables. Possible values are: “EMD” for Earth Mover’s Distance (EMD), “KS” for Kolmogorov-Smirnov (KS).

categorical_drift_method: str, default: “cramers_v”

decides which method to use on categorical variables. Possible values are: “cramers_v” for Cramer’s V, “PSI” for Population Stability Index (PSI).

ignore_na: bool, default True

For categorical columns only. If True, ignores nones for categorical drift. If False, considers none as a separate category. For numerical columns we always ignore nones.

min_samplesint , default: 100

Minimum number of samples required to calculate the drift score. If there are not enough samples for either train or test, the check will return None for that feature. If there are not enough samples for all properties, the check will raise a NotEnoughSamplesError exception.

n_samplesint , default: 100_000

Number of samples to use for drift computation and plot.

random_stateint , default: 42

Random seed for sampling.

__init__(properties: Optional[Union[Hashable, List[Hashable]]] = None, ignore_properties: Optional[Union[Hashable, List[Hashable]]] = None, n_top_properties: int = 5, margin_quantile_filter: float = 0.025, max_num_categories_for_drift: Optional[int] = None, min_category_size_ratio: float = 0.01, max_num_categories_for_display: int = 10, show_categories_by: str = 'largest_difference', numerical_drift_method: str = 'KS', categorical_drift_method: str = 'cramers_v', ignore_na: bool = True, min_samples: int = 100, n_samples: int = 100000, random_state: int = 42, **kwargs)[source]#
__new__(*args, **kwargs)#



PropertyDrift.add_condition(name, ...)

Add new condition function to the check.


Add condition - require drift score to be less than the threshold.


Remove all conditions from this check instance.


Run conditions on given result.

PropertyDrift.config([include_version, ...])

Return check configuration (conditions' configuration not yet supported).

PropertyDrift.from_config(conf[, ...])

Return check object from a CheckConfig object.

PropertyDrift.from_json(conf[, version_unmatch])

Deserialize check instance from JSON string.


Return check metadata.

Name of class in split camel case.


Return parameters to show when printing the check.


Remove given condition by index., test_dataset)

Run check.


Run check.

PropertyDrift.to_json([indent, ...])

Serialize check instance to JSON string.