Scikit-Learn, often abbreviated as sklearn, is a popular machine learning library for Python.
Here’s a solution that always works:
File > Settings > Projectfrom the PyCharm menu.
- Select your current project.
- Click the
Python Interpretertab within your project tab.
- Click the small
+symbol to add a new library to the project.
- Now type in the library to be installed, in your example
"sklearn"without quotes, and click
- Wait for the installation to terminate and close all popup windows.
Here’s the installation process as a short animated video—it works analogously for Scikit-Learn, just type in “sklearn” or “scikit-learn” in the search field instead:
Make sure to select only “scikit-learn” or “sklearn” because there are many other packages that are not required but also contain the same terms (false positives):
Alternatively, you can run the
pip install sklearn or
pip install scikit-learn command in your PyCharm “Terminal” view:
$ pip install sklearn # Alternative 1 $ pip install scikit-learn # Alternative 2
Both alternatives accomplish the same thing because sklearn is a dummy package pointing to scikit-learn (alias). The following figure shows how to use pip to install the sklearn package:
You can check your installation using the following two lines of Python code that print out the version of the package:
import sklearn print(sklearn.__version__)
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