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FUNPACK changelog
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1.8.2 (Monday 24th February 2020)
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* The ``--config_file`` option can be used more than once, and can also be
  used from within a configuration file (i.e. one configuration file may
  "include" another).
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* Changed the way that the :func:`.removeIfRedundant`  process splits up
  the data set for parallel processing.


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1.8.1 (Wednesday 19th February 2020)
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* New ``naval`` option to the :func:`.removeIfSparse` processing function.


Changed
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* Changes to the ``fmrib`` configuration, to correctly apply sparsity check
  to variables 41202, 41203, 41270 and 41271.


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1.8.0 (Tuesday 18th February 2020)
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* New ``take`` option to the :func:`.binariseCategorical` processing function,
  which allows the generated columns to contain values from another column,
  instead of containing binary labels.
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* New ``fillval`` option to the :func:`.binariseCategorical` processing
  function, which can be used in conjunction with ``take``, to specify the
  fill value for missing rows.
* Argument **broadcasting** for processing functions - when a process is
  applied independently to more than one variable, the input arguments to the
  process may need to be different for each variable. This can be accomplished
  by using a _broadcast_ argument - simply prefix the argument name with
  ``'broadcast_'``, and then specify a list containing the argument.
* Processing functions can now be passed lists of values.
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Changed
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* Changes to the ``fmrib`` configuration - variables
  `41202 <http://biobank.ctsu.ox.ac.uk/crystal/field.cgi?id=41202>`_,
  `41203 <http://biobank.ctsu.ox.ac.uk/crystal/field.cgi?id=41203>`_,
  `41270 <http://biobank.ctsu.ox.ac.uk/crystal/field.cgi?id=41270>`_, and
  `41271 <http://biobank.ctsu.ox.ac.uk/crystal/field.cgi?id=41271>`_ are
  binarised, and the binarised values replaced with diagnosis dates from
  the corresponding date variables.
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* The processing function interface has been changed - processing functions
  which return metadata for newly added columns must now return a sequence of
  dicts containing arguments to the :class:`.Column` constructor, which can
  include metadata.


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Fixed
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* Fixed a bug whereby only the first two conditions were being parsed in
  an expression comprising multiple identical chained boolean operations
  (e.g. `v10 == 1 || v20 == 2 || v30 == 3`).


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1.7.1 (Thursday 30th January 2020)
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* New built-in ``ukb`` configuration, which applies NA insertion, categorical
  recoding, and child value replacement rules from the ``fmrib`` configuration.


Fixed
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* Fixed a bug which arose from combining the ``--import_all`` and ``--column``
  options.


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1.7.0 (Friday 24th January 2020)
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Added
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* New ``--index_visits`` option, which re-arranges variables with separate
  columns per visit into single columns indexed by both subject ID and visit.


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Changed
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* The ``--index`` option now supports specification of multiple index columns
  for each input file.
* The :func:`.fileinfo.has_header` function has been modified to be more
  lenient.
* The :mod:`.importing` module has been internally refactored to improve
  code cleanliness.
* Various minor internal API changes.
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* The :func:`.removeIfRedundant` processsing function will now drop columns
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  which are redundant with respect to other columns which have already been
  dropped.
* Update to the FMRIB configuration (handling variable `6150
  <https://biobank.ctsu.ox.ac.uk/crystal/field.cgi?id=6150>`_).
* The ``'codingdesc'`` metaproc function takes into account possible
  categorical recodings when retrieving the description for a particular
  value.
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Fixed
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* The :func:`.removeIfRedundant` processsing function was unnecessarily
  evaluating column pairs more than once, when run in parallel.
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1.6.0 (Wednesday 11th December 2019)
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* Non-numeric variables can now be used in conditional expressions, e.g.
  ``'v41202 == "A009"'`. Within such expressions, the value must be contained
  within single or double quotes.
* New ``contains`` operator, for use within conditional expressions to test
  presence of sub-strings.


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Changed
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* Parallelisation is now disabled by default, and must be explicitly enabled
  via the ``--num_jobs`` option. This is done in the ``fmrib`` configuration.
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* Subject inclusion expressions are now evaluated during, rather than after,
  data import. They are now therefore performed in parallel on different
  chunks of the input file(s) (when parallelisaton is enabled).
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1.5.0 (Monday 9th December 2019)
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* New :func:`.util.wc` function to count the rows (lines) of a file;
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  this is simply a wrapper around the UNIX ``wc`` tool.
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* New :func:`.util.cat` function to concatenate multiple files together;
  this is simply a wrapper around the UNIX ``cat`` tool.
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* New :func:`.util.inMainProcess` function so a process can determine whether
  it is the main process or a worker process.
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* New :meth:`.DataTable.subtable` and :meth:`.DataTable.merge` methods, to aid
  in passing data to/from worker processes.
* Processing functions can now be specified to run independently on a subset
  of variables by using ``'independent'`` in the variable list.
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* New ``any`` and ``all`` operations which can be used in conditional
  statements to control how the conditional results are combined across
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  multiple columns for one variable. These can be used with the ``--subject``
  option.
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Changed
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* FUNPACK will now parallelise tasks by default; previously it would only
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  parallelise tasks if ``--low_memory`` mode were selected.
* The data import stage is parallelised by using multiple processes to read
  different chunks of the input file(s), and then concatenating the resulting
  ``pandas.DataFrame`` objects afterwards.
* Cleaning functions are executed on each variable in parallel.
* Each processing step is executed in parallel where possible
  (e.g. ``independent`` processes), but processing steps are still executed
  sequentially.  New columns created by processing functions are saved to
  disk, and re-loaded by the main process, rather than being passed back to
  the main process via inter-process communication.
* The ``removeIfRedundant`` process now compares pairs of columns in parallel.
* The data export stage is parallelised by writing chunks of rows to different
  files, and then concatenating them into a single output file afterwards.
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* The ``--variable``, ``--subject`` and ``--exclude`` options now accept
  comma-separated mixtures of IDs and MATLAB-style ranges.
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* Updates to FMRIB categories.
* Updates to FMRIB processing rules, to take advantage of parallelism.
* The ,:mod:`icd10` module must now be initialised via the
  :func:`.icd10.initialise` function, when it is to be used in a multiprocessing
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  context. This is not necessary when ``funpack`` is configured to not
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  parallelise tasks (e.g. with ``--num_jobs 1``).
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Deprecated
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* The ``--low_memory`` and ``--work_dir`` options have been deprecated, and no
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  longer have any effect. The :mod:`.storage` module is no longer used, but is
  still present for possible future usage.
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1.4.5 (Thursday 5th December 2019)
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Changed
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* The ``funpack_demo`` notebook is now executed from a temporary directory, so
  it does not require write-permissions to the FUNPACK installation directory.


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Fixed
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* Fixed a bug where non-numeric variables (e.g. `41271
  <https://biobank.ctsu.ox.ac.uk/crystal/field.cgi?id=41271>`_ ) were being
  interpreted by ``pandas`` as being numeric.


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1.4.4 (Friday 15th November 2019)
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* Updates to the FMRIB categories and configuration.


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1.4.3 (Monday 11th November 2019)
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* Updated internal variable and data coding tables to the latest available from
  the UK Biobank showcase.
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* Increased the file sample size used by :func:`.fileinfo.sniff`.
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1.4.2 (Tuesday 6th August 2019)
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* Minor changes to the FMRIB configuration.


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1.4.1 (Monday 8th July 2019)
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Added
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* New ``--trust_types`` command-line flag which tells FUNPACK to assume that
  the data in known-to-be-numeric columns is parseable (i.e. that there are no
  bad/unparseable values). This option improves import performance, but at the
  cost of causing FUNPACK to crash if the assumption is not true.


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1.4.0 (Sunday 7th July 2019
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* Added a new ``InternalType`` column to the variable table, which can be used
  to specify the type to use internally for a given variable
  (e.g. ``float64``).  This is so that the default type of ``float32`` can be
  overridden for specific variables for which this is problematic, such as
  variable :ref:`20003
  <https://biobank.ctsu.ox.ac.uk/crystal/field.cgi?id=20003>`_. This column is
  initially populated from ``funpack/data/type.txt``.
* New :mod:`funpack.coding` module, for retrieving descriptive information
  about data codings. The information is stored in the
  ``funpack/data/coding/``directory.  Hierarchical data codings are still
  accessed via the :mod:`.hierarchy` module.
* New :func:`hierarchicalDescriptionFromCode`,
  :func:`hierarchicalDescriptionFromNumeric`, and
  :func:`codingDescriptionFromValue` metaprocessing functions.



Changed
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* The hierarchical coding name no longer needs to be specified when using the
  :func:`.codeToNumeric` cleaning function - the coding is automatically looked
  up.
* Variable 4288 has been moved from ``cognitive phenotypes`` to
  ``miscellaneous`` in the FMRIB categories.
* Variable 20003 is now binarised in the FMRIB categories.
* Changed the meta-processing function signature - these functions are now
  passed the :class:`.DataTable` and variable ID, in addition the value.


Fixed
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* Now using an internal type of ``float64`` for variable 20003, as it
  potentially has values which cannot be represented in ``float32``.


Deprecated
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* Deprecated the `xDescriptionFromCode` and `xDescriptionFromNumeric`
  metaprocessing functions.


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1.3.2 (Tuesday 4th June 2019)
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* Minor adjustments to the FMRIB categories.


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1.3.1 (Thursday 30th May 2019)
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* Updates to documentation.


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1.3.0 (Wednesday 29th May 2019)
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* New :func:`.codeToNumeric` cleaning function, for transforming hierarhical
  variable codes.
* New :func:`.hierarchy.codeToNumeric` and
  :func:`.hierarchy.numericToCode` functions.
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* New meta-process functions for generating descriptions for ICD9, OPCS3 and
  OPCS4 hierarchical variables.
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* Variable, data coding, processing, category and type files in the
  ``funpack/config`` directory can be specified on the command line and in
  configuration files as relative paths, and using a "dot" syntax, e.g.
  ``fmrib/categories.tsv``, or ``fmrib.categories``.
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Changed
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* Built-in cleaning and processing rules are no longer applied by default -
  they are now a part of the built-in ``fmrib`` configuration, and can be
  applied via ``-cfg fmrib``.
* Updates to built-in ``fmrib`` processing.
* The ``flattenHierarchical`` processing function accepts a ``name`` argument,
  allowing the hierarchical data type name to be specified.  If not provided,
  the type is inferred from the variable ID if possible.


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Fixed
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* Fixed a bug where a processing step attempted to add a new column with
  the same name as an existing one.


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Deprecated
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* The :func:`.convertICD10Codes` cleaning function has been replaced by
  the new :func:`.codeToNumeric` function, which can be used with any
  hierarchical variable.
* The :func:`.icd10.codeToNumeric` and :func:`.icd10.numericToCode` functions
  have been replaced by the :func:`.hierarchy.codeToNumeric` and
  :func:`.hierarchy.numericToCode` functions.
* The :func:`.loadDefaultTables` function is obsolete and has been deprecated.



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1.2.1 (Tuesday 28th May 2019)
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* Minor changes to built-in variable categories.


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1.2.0 (Saturday 25th May 2019)
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Added
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* New ``--summary_file`` option, which exports a summary of the
  cleaning/processing steps that have been applied to each variable.


Changed
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* Built-in recoding, NA insertion, and child value replacement rules have
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  been revised and updated.
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1.1.4 (Friday 17th May 2019)
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Changed
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* Changed default processing rules so a column with standard deviation less
  than ``1e-6`` is deemed sparse, and dropped.


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1.1.3 (Thursday 16th May 2019)
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* The :func:`.isSparse` function has been changed so that, when the ``mincat``
  or ``maxcat`` tests are specified as proportions, they are applied relative
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  to the number of *non-missing* data points, rather than the total number of
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  data points.


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1.1.2 (Thursday 16th May 2019)
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* Fixed a bug in :func:`.flattenHierarchical` with respect to handling missing
  values.


1.1.1 (Wednesday 15th May 2019)
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Fixed
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* Changed the :func:`.isSparse` function to avoid issues with non-numaric
  data.


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1.1.0 (Tuesday 14th May 2019)
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* The ``--visit``/``-vi`` command line option will no longer be applied to
  variables which do not have an `instancing
  <https://biobank.ctsu.ox.ac.uk/crystal/schema.cgi?id=9>`_ code 2.
  This is implemented in the :func:`.keepVisits` function.
* The :func:`.remove` and :func:`.keepVisits` function signatures have changed
  - they now require the variable table to be passed in as the first argument.


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1.0.2 (Tuesday 14th May 2019)
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Changed
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* The :func:`.removeIfSparse` processing function accepts an ``ignoreType``
  parameter which forces all tests to be run, regardless of the variable type.


Fixed
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* The :func:`.isSparse` function was skipping the ``mincat``/``maxcat`` tests
  for non-numeric categorical variables.

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1.0.1 (Friday 9th May 2019)
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Changed
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* Python package name changed from ``fmrib_unpack`` to ``fmrib-unpack``.


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1.0.0 (Friday 9th May 2019)
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* ``ukbparse`` is now called ``FUNPACK`` - the *FMRIB UKBiobank Normalisation,
  Processing And Cleaning Kit*.
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Removed
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* The ``ukbparse_htmlparse``, ``ukbparse_join``, and
  ``ukbparse_compare_tables`` scripts have been removed.
* The ``ukbparse.icd10.readICD10CodingFile`` function and
  ``ukbparse.icd10.ICD10Hierarchy`` class have been removed (their
  functionality was replaced by the :mod:`.hierarchy` module)
* The :func:`.processing_functions.removeIfSparse` and
  :func:`.processing_functions_core.removeIfSparse` functions no longer accept
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0.21.1 (Thursday 8th May 2019)
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* Addd categories 1, 2 and 99 to the ``fmrib`` configuration.



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0.21.0 (Thursday 8th May 2019)
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Added
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* :class:`.Column` objects now have a ``metadata`` attribute which may be used
  in the column description (if the ``--description_file`` option is used).
  Processing functions can set the metadata for newly added columns.
* New ``metaproc`` plugin type to manipulate column metadata.
* All processing functions accept a ``metaproc`` argument, allowing a
  ``metaproc`` function to be applied to any column metadata that is returned
  by the processing function..


Changed
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* The :func:`.binariseCategorical` function sets the categorical value as
  column metadata on the new binarised columns.


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0.20.1 (Wednesday 8th May 2019)
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Fixed
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* Fixed some typos in the ``README`` file.


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0.20.0 (Tuesday 7th May 2019)
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* The :func:`.isSparse` and :func:`.removeIfSparse` functions accept
  a new option, ``mincat``, which allows a categorical to be deemed sparse
  if the size of its smallest category is below a given threshold.
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* New ``--description_file`` option which, for UK BioBank data, saves the
  description for each column to a text file.
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* The ``absolute`` parameter to the :func:`.isSparse` and
  :func:`.removeIfSparse` functions is deprecated. Instead, they now accept
  ``abspres`` and ``abscat`` arguments, allowing the
  absoluteness/proportionality of the ``minpres`` and ``mincat``/``maxcat``
  options to be specified separately.
* Changed default processing rules so that ICD10 variables undergo a slightly
  different sparsity test.
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Fixed
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* Fixed a bug in the categorical recoding rules for Data Coding `100012
  <https://biobank.ctsu.ox.ac.uk/crystal/coding.cgi?id=100012>`_.



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0.19.2 (Friday 26th April 2019)
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Changed
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* Changes to built-in categories and to ``fmrib`` configuration.


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* Changed the default processing rules for ICD10 variables 40001, 40002,
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* Added ICD10 variables 41201 and 41270 to the default cleaning/processing
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* The ``--column`` option now accepts a file which contains a list of column
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  have been changed to use the integer node IDs in the ICD10 hierarchy
  file. The previous approach could not handle parent categories, nor a small
  number of ICD10 codes which do not have a ``<letter><number>`` structure.
* The :func:`.fileinfo.has_header` function has been made more lenient for
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* The built-in ``fmrib`` configuration now includes verbosity and logging
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* Full variable and datacoding table files no longer need to be provided -
  ``ukbparse`` uses ``ukbparse/data/field.txt`` and
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  website, as the basis for recognising variables and data codings. The
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  accept partial table definitions - these will be merged with the built-in
  rules (still stored in ``ukbparse/data/variables_*.tsv`` and
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  leaf values with parent values.
* New :mod:`.hierarchy` module which contains helper functions and data
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* Implemented a workaround for a `bug <https://bugs.python.org/issue9334>`_ in
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* Fixed a regression introduced in 0.14.2, where column loading restrictions
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* If the index columns for each input file have different names, the output
  index column was unnamed.  It is now given the name of the index column in
  the first input file.
* When the ``--column`` and ``--variable`` options were used together, only
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  ``'eid'``. It defaults to the name of the index in the input file, but
  can still be overridden by the ``--output_id_column`` option.

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* Fix to derived column names for ICD10 variables in default processing rules.


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* Now using a custom implementation of ``csv.Sniffer.has_header``, as the
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* Added some instructions for generating your own variable and data coding
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* The ``ukbparse_compare_tables``, ``ukbparse_htmlparse`` and
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* Improved string representation of process functions.


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* New :meth:`.DataTable.addColumns` method, so processing functions can
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* New :func:`.binariseCategorical` processing function, which expands a
  categorical column into multiple binary columns, one for each unique
  value in the data.
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* New :func:`.expandCompound` processing function, which expands a
  compound column into columns, one for each value in the compound data.
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* Keyword arguments can now be used when specifying processing.


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* Fixed handling of non-numeric categorical variables


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* Added a changelog file


Changed
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* Updated variable/datacoding files to bring them in line with the latest
  Biobank data release.