The upcoming release of Featuretools 1.0.0 contains several breaking changes. Users are encouraged to test this version prior to release:

pip install featuretools==1.0.0rc1

For details on migrating to the new version, refer to Transitioning to Featuretools Version 1.0. Please report any issues in the Featuretools GitHub repo or by messaging in Alteryx Open Source Slack.


EntitySet.get_backward_entities(entity_id, deep=False)[source]

Get entities that are in a backward relationship with entity

  • entity_id (str) – Id entity of entity to search from.

  • deep (bool) – if True, recursively find backward entities.

Yields a tuple of (descendent_id, path from entity_id to descendant).