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Video: Mining Tweets with R

April 14, 2014
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This post shares the video from the talk presented in 2014 by Eu Jin Lok on mining tweets with R presented at Melbourne R Users. Twitter is currently ranked in the top 10 for most-visited website, and averaging 500 million … Continue reading →

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Video: Introduction to R Shiny

November 14, 2013
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This post shares the video from the talk presented in November 2013 by Alec Stephenson providing an introduction to R shiny at Melbourne R Users. R Shiny, from the people behind R Studio, allows you to quickly and easily build … Continue reading →

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Video: Google Analytics with R

September 19, 2013
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This post shares the video from the talk presented in September 2013 by Johann de Boer on accessing Google Analytics using R at Melbourne R Users. In this presentation Johann will share his experience in creating his first open-source R … Continue reading →

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New Video: Credit Scoring & R: Reject inference, nested conditional models, & joint scores

August 29, 2013
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This post shares the video from the talk presented in August 2013 by Ross Gayler on Credit Scoring and R at Melbourne R Users. Credit scoring tends to involve the balancing of mutually contradictory objectives spiced with a liberal dash … Continue reading →

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Video: R, ProjectTemplate, RStudio and GitHub: Automate the boring bits and get on with the fun stuff

May 22, 2013
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Video: R, ProjectTemplate, RStudio and GitHub: Automate the boring bits and get on with the fun stuff

This post shares the video from the talk presented on 15th May 2013 by Dr Kendra Vant on ProjectTemplate, github and Rstudio at Melbourne R Users. Overview: Want to minimise the drudge work of data prep? Get started with test … Continue reading →

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Video: Using R for causal inference in a study of expensive public policy decisions

April 10, 2013
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Video: Using R for causal inference in a study of expensive public policy decisions

This post shares the video from a talk presented on 9th April 2013 by Jim Savage at Melbourne R Users. Billions of dollars a year are spent subsidising tuition of Australian university students. A controversial report last year by the … Continue reading →

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Video: High scale in-database modeling in Greenplum with R

March 20, 2013
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Video: High scale in-database modeling in Greenplum with R

The following post presents the video of a talk by Hong Ooi who presented at Melbourne R Users, March 2013. Content: Greenplum is a massively parallel relational database platform. R is one of the top languages in the data scientist/applied … Continue reading →

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Video: Survey Package in R

February 20, 2013
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Video: Survey Package in R

Sebastián Duchêne presented a talk at Melbourne R Users on 20th February 2013 on the Survey Package in R. Talk Overview: Complex designs are common in survey data. In practice, collecting random samples from a populations is costly and impractical. … Continue reading →

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Video: SimpleR tricks and tools: Help, debugging, git, LaTeX, and workflow with R by Prof Rob Hyndman

November 21, 2012
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Video: SimpleR tricks and tools: Help, debugging, git, LaTeX, and workflow with R by Prof Rob Hyndman

This post shares the video from a talk presented on 20th November 2012 by Professor Rob Hyndman at Melbourne R Users. The talk provides an introduction to: Getting R help Debugging R functions R style guides Making good use of … Continue reading →

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Video on S3 Classes in R by Dr Andrew Robinson

August 16, 2012
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Video on S3 Classes in R by Dr Andrew Robinson

This post shares the video from the talk presented on 15th August 2012 by Dr Andrew Robinson on S3 Classes at Melbourne R Users. S3 classes are baked in to R; their influence permeates the language and how we interact … Continue reading →

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