Install and contribution


The imbalanced-learn package requires the following dependencies:

  • numpy (>=1.8.2)
  • scipy (>=0.13.3)
  • scikit-learn (>=0.19.0)

Our release policy is to follow the scikit-learn releases in order to synchronize the new feature.


imbalanced-learn is currently available on the PyPi’s reporitories and you can install it via pip:

pip install -U imbalanced-learn

The package is release also in Anaconda Cloud platform:

conda install -c glemaitre imbalanced-learn

If you prefer, you can clone it and run the file. Use the following commands to get a copy from Github and install all dependencies:

git clone
cd imbalanced-learn
pip install .

Or install using pip and GitHub:

pip install -U git+

Test and coverage

You want to test the code before to install:

$ make test

You wish to test the coverage of your version:

$ make coverage


You can contribute to this code through Pull Request on GitHub. Please, make sure that your code is coming with unit tests to ensure full coverage and continuous integration in the API.