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10 new R jobs from around the world (2016-04-04)

April 4, 2016
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10 new R jobs from around the world (2016-04-04)

R-users Resumes R-users.com features a Resume section with CVs from over 180 R users. You can submit your resume for free by registering as a “job seeker” (you may also browse the resumes through a paid subscription). Here are the new R Jobs for 2016-04-04. To post your R job on the next post Just visit this link and post a new (free) R job to the R community. To get added...

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List of useful RStudio addins made by useRs (a github repo)

April 4, 2016
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  Dean Attali started a GitHub repo listing RStudio addins, with the hope that other useRs will add to the list and make it a place to discover addins. Feel free to browse for useful addins, or make a pull request to add your own addin to the list. Here are the current items on the list: Name Description Package On...

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european R users meeting (eRum) 2016 – Call for Workshops deadline (by 15th of April)

March 30, 2016
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european R users meeting (eRum) 2016 – Call for Workshops deadline (by  15th of April)

deadline: 15th of April   submission form and details: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1ZZwSPUB4-31nUYOhjdhArOF1kjdXrQW_XPWpfd0nqWU/viewform Info about the conference: eRum 2016 will take place in the beautiful city of Poznań, Poland, betweenOctober 12th and 14th, and we already have confirmed invited speakers such asRasmus Bååth, Romain Francois,  Ulrike Grömping, Matthias Templ, andHeather Turner, as well as high-level local R users. European R users meeting (eRum)...

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R talks and tutorials at the ODSC East conference (+ 10% discount code)

March 21, 2016
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R talks and tutorials at the ODSC East conference (+ 10% discount code)

(Guest post by Sheamus McGovern of ODSC) R will feature prominently at this year’s Open Data Science conference (ODSC East) in Boston from May 20th to 22nd. We have a strong lineup of workshops and talks from some of the top contributors in the R community. Joe Cheng, the creator of Shiny and CTO of RStudio will present the very...

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Ensemble Learning in R

March 21, 2016
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  Guest post by Stefan Feuerriegel Previous research in data mining has devised numerous different algorithms for learning tasks. While an individual algorithm might already work decently, one can usually obtain a better predictive by combining several. This approach is referred to as ensemble learning. Common examples include random forests, boosting and AdaBost in particular. Our slide deck is positioned...

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7 new R jobs (and dozens of Resumes) from around the world (2016-03-09)

March 9, 2016
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7 new R jobs (and dozens of Resumes) from around the world (2016-03-09)

R-users Resumes R-users.com features a Resume section with CVs from over 160 R users. You can submit your resume for free by registering as a “job seeker” (you may also browse the resumes through a paid subscription). Here are the new R Jobs for 2016-03-09. To post your R job on the next post Just visit this link and post a new (free) R job to the R community. Other than the...

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useR! 2016 Conference Announcement (with updated dates)

March 4, 2016
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useR! 2016 Conference Announcement (with updated dates)

We are happy to announce that the R user conference useR! 2016 is scheduled for June 27-30, 2016, and will take place at the campus of Stanford University, Stanford California, USA. Following the formats of previous conferences, the program will consist of a day of tutorials followed by three days of invited lectures and user-contributed sessions. The program will...

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Lambda (Box-Cox transformation parameter) value for forecasting using ARIMA

February 26, 2016
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Guest post by Amit Thombre. (you can email Amit with questions) Introduction: – George Box and David Cox developed a procedure to identify an appropriate exponent (lambda) to transform the data to improve its normality. The Lambda value indicates the power to which all data should be raised. For this, the Box-Cox power transformation searches for various values of lambda...

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Post your resume to R-users.com (+6 new R jobs for 2016-02-22)

February 22, 2016
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Post your resume to R-users.com (+6 new R jobs for 2016-02-22)

New in R-users – Resumes! R-users.com now features a Resume section with CVs from 150 R users. You can submit your resume for free registering as a “job seeker” (or browse them, to get ideas of how to present yourself to your next job. This however requires a paid subscription). Also, here are the new R Jobs for 2016-02-22. To post your R job...

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Science announces a new short-form video competition – beginning March 7th

February 16, 2016
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  Details and key dates can be found here: Science announces a new short-form video competition – beginning March 7th From Science:   Wow us with your best data! And when we say “wow,” we mean just that: Make us laugh, make us cry, make us gasp with delight at the stunning discoveries and probing insights you can bring to...

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