Monthly Archives: October 2010

Text mining with R

Videos from the October meeting “Text Mining with R” of the Los Angeles R users group: Rob Zinkov, “Text Mining with R”: Ryan Rosario, “Accessing R from Python using RPy2″:

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Introduction to statistical finance with R

During the first part of our meeting, Nicolas Christou gave an introduction of statistical finance in R, and presented a package he co-authored with previous PhD student David Diez (2010). Video of the talk is below: During the second part, … Continue reading

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How to build a world-beating predictive model using R

Many modern data analysis problems in both industry and academia involve building a model that can predict the future based on historical variables. The 2009 KDD Cup was an international data mining competition devoted to this type of problem, where … Continue reading

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