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California High School Graduation and Dropout Rates

September 16, 2012
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California High School Graduation and Dropout Rates

AbstractThe California Deparment of Education recently (June 2012) had a news release on the increase in high school (grades 9-12) graduation rates and decrease in dropout rates. The data used by the Department was from two cohorts (4-year periods) o...

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project-euler–problem 65

September 16, 2012
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The square root of 2 can be written as an infinite continued fraction.\( \sqrt{2} = 1+\frac{1}{2+\frac{1}{2+\frac{1}{2+\frac{1}{2+?}}}} \) \sqrt{2} = 1+\frac{1}{2+\frac{1}{2+\frac{1}{2+\frac{1}{2+?}}}}The infinite continued fraction can be written, √2 = , (2) indicates that 2 repeats ad infinitum. In a similar way, √23 = .Read More: 1030 Words Totally

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Download your Facebook photos using R

September 15, 2012
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Download your Facebook photos using R

So tonight I wanted to download all my Facebook pictures. For some reason the zip file was corrupted each of the 3 times I downloaded, so I remembered that some time ago I was playing around with an R project named Facebook Data-Mining. The project is conveniently located at github and you can access it here. Looking ...read more

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Download your Facebook photos using R

September 15, 2012
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Download your Facebook photos using R

So tonight I wanted to download all my Facebook pictures. For some reason the zip file was corrupted each of the 3 times I downloaded, so I remembered that some time ago I was playing around with an R project named Facebook Data-Mining. The project is conveniently located at github and you can access it here. Looking

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Slightly-more-than-basic sentiment analysis

September 14, 2012
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I became interested in sentiment analysis a few months ago as a matter of pure practicality. The company I work for does a lot of customer-satisfaction surveys. Respondents rate various aspects of our products, but they also have the opportunity to answer a bunch of open-ended questions in their own voices. That kind of information

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Visualize complex data with subplots

September 14, 2012
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Visualize complex data with subplots

Today's guest post comes from Garrett Grolemund, a software developer at RStudio — ed. I think of graphs as a type of visual summary for data. Yet I rarely see graphs used this way within visualizations. Consider tile plots. They group data into 2d bins and then summarize each group with a number. This approach is a go-to tool...

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Simulation metamodeling with constraints

September 14, 2012
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Simulation metamodeling with constraints

Last week I have posted about using simulation metamodeling to verify results of analytical solution of the model. After posting it I realized that the solution presented there can be improved by using knowledge of simulation model struc...

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Mapping Bike Accidents in R

September 14, 2012
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Mapping Bike Accidents in R

At last weekend’s Hack Ta Ville event here in Montreal, I joined up with some talented urban planners and web devs to realize Vélobstacles. The idea of the project is to crowd source information on cycling conditions around the city. As with any crowd sourcing project, we were faced with the problem of seeding the

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OO in R

September 13, 2012
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OO in R

"Is there a package for obfuscating code in #rstats?", someone asked. "The S4 object system?!" came the snarky reply. If you're smiling right now, you know that it wouldn't be funny if it weren't at least a little bit true.Options: S3, S4 or R5?There can be little doubt that object oriented...

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A function to find the “Penultimax”

September 13, 2012
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A function to find the “Penultimax”

Penulti-what?  Let me explain: Today I had to iteratively go through each row of a donor history dataset and compare a donor’s maximum yearly donation total to the second highest yearly donation total.  In even more concrete terms, for each … Continue reading →

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