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9 new R jobs from around the world (2016-07-19)

July 19, 2016
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9 new R jobs from around the world (2016-07-19)

Here are the new R Jobs for 2016-07-19. To post your R job on the next post Just visit this link and post a new R job to the R community. You can either post a job for free (which works great), or pay $50 to have your job featured (and get extra exposure). Current R jobs Job seekers: please follow the links below to learn more and...

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GREA: The RStudio Add-In to read ALL the data into R!

July 17, 2016
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GREA: The RStudio Add-In to read ALL the data into R!

Guest post by Stanislaus Stadlmann Have you also been overburdened by the vast selection of R packages to read different filetypes into R? Do you sometimes just want to get that .csv file up and running in your environment, but forgot about all those endless read.table() options? Well, GREA’s got you covered. Gotta Read ‘Em All is an RStudio...

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R Competition on education in South Africa (July and August 2016)

July 7, 2016
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(Guest post by Bartosz Sękiewicz) We invite you to participate in our Kaggle-style R competition, an online team competition (1-3 people) which is based in Poland though we would welcome international teams. It will take place during July and August 2016. The organisers are Do-IT Solutions Ltd and eRka (Cracow R User Group), who have decided to join forces again...

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7 new R jobs from around the world (2016-07-05)

July 5, 2016
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7 new R jobs from around the world (2016-07-05)

Here are the new R Jobs for 2016-07-05. To post your R job on the next post Just visit this link and post a new R job to the R community. You can either post a job for free (which works great), or pay $50 to have your job featured (and get extra exposure). Current R jobs Job seekers: please follow the links below to learn more and...

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Update: Predictive Bookmaker Consensus Model for the UEFA Euro 2016

June 25, 2016
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Update: Predictive Bookmaker Consensus Model for the UEFA Euro 2016

(By Achim Zeileis) Three weeks we had published a Predictive Bookmaker Consensus Model for the UEFA Euro 2016 that provided probabilistic forecasts for all teams in the UEFA European Championship 2016. By combining bookmaker odds with simulation techniques and paired comparison models we obtained not only a winning probability for each team but also estimates of the abilities (or...

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8 new R jobs from all over the world (2016-06-13)

June 13, 2016
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8 new R jobs from all over the world (2016-06-13)

Here are the new R Jobs for 2016-06-13. To post your R job on the next post Just visit this link and post a new R job to the R community. You can either post a job for free, or pay $50 to have your job featured. Current R jobs Job seekers: please follow the links below to learn more and apply for your R job of interest:...

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ggplot2: Mapping vs Setting

June 9, 2016
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Guest post by Kirill Eremenko  Hi there! My name is Kirill Eremenko and I teach R on Udemy. In this quick article I wanted to share with you a valuable tip we cover off in my course R Programming A-Z™ on Udemy (click here to get a 30% discount on the course). Many R users are familiar with the ggplot2 package by...

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What are the Best Machine Learning Packages in R?

June 6, 2016
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Guest post by Khushbu Shah The most common question asked by prospective data scientists is – “What is the best programming language for Machine Learning?” The answer to this question always results in a debate whether to choose R, Python or MATLAB for Machine Learning. Nobody can, in reality, answer the question as to whether Python or R is best...

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Predictive Bookmaker Consensus Model for the UEFA Euro 2016

May 31, 2016
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(By Achim Zeileis) From 10 June to 10 July 2016 the best European football teams will meet in France to determine the European Champion in the UEFA European Championship 2016 tournament. For the first time 24 teams compete, expanding the format from 16 teams as in the previous five Euro tournaments. For forecasting the winning probability of each team...

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6 new R jobs from around the world (2016-05-24)

May 24, 2016
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6 new R jobs from around the world (2016-05-24)

Here are the new R Jobs for 2016-05-24. To post your R job on the next post Just visit this link and post a new R job to the R community. You can either post a job for free, or pay $50 to have your job featured. Current R jobs Job seekers: please follow the links below to learn more and apply for your R job of interest:...

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