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Conference agenda for EARL conference (September 15th – 17th)

May 21, 2014
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Mango Solutions are pleased to announce details of the full EARL (Effective Applications of the R Language) Conference agenda. EARL will be held at The Tower Hotel in London on September 15th – 17th and will showcase an impressive list of R experts from a wide range of business sectors; for full agenda details listing the speakers and presentations please visit www.earl-conference.com/Agenda.html...

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ICU Unicode text transforms in the R package stringi

May 20, 2014
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The ICU (International Components for Unicode) library provides very powerful and flexible ways to apply various Unicode text transforms. These include: Full (language-specific) case mappings, Unicode normalization, Text transliteration (e.g. script-to-script conversion). All of these are available to R programmers/users…Read more ›

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Ensemble Methods Part 3: Revolution Analytics Big Data Random Forest Function

May 20, 2014
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Ensemble Methods Part 3: Revolution Analytics Big Data Random Forest Function

by Mike Bowles In two previous posts, A Thumbnail History of Ensemble Methods and Ensemble Packages in R, Mike Bowles — a machine learning expert and serial entrepreneur — laid out a brief history of ensemble methods and described a few of the many implementations in R. In this post Mike takes a detailed look at the Random Forests...

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roxygen2 4.0.1

May 19, 2014
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roxygen2 4.0.1

We’re pleased to announce a new version of roxygen2. Roxygen2 allows you to write documentation comments that are automatically converted to R’s standard Rd format, saving you time and reducing duplication. This release is a major update that provides enhanced error handling and considerably safer default behaviour. Roxygen2 now adds a comment to all generated

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Deploying Shiny Server on Amazon: Some Troubleshoots and Solutions

May 18, 2014
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Deploying Shiny Server on Amazon: Some Troubleshoots and Solutions

I really enjoyed Treb Allen‘s tutorial on deploying a Shiny server on an Amazon Cloud Instance. I used this approach for my shiny app that is a map highlighting the economic impact of the recent shale oil and gas boom on the places where the actual extraction happens. The easiest way to proceed is to

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EARL Conference, London 15-17 September 2014

May 15, 2014
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EARL R Bloggers ad

By Liz Matthews. EARL (Effective Applications of the R Language) is a brand new conference and the first to focus on the growing commercial usage of R.   More and more companies are recognizing the strategic value of R for their data analysis and benefitting from its ease of use, the vast and growing number of packages available and, of...

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Population Databrowser

May 14, 2014
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Population Databrowser

This entry is part 13 of 13 in the series Using RAt Mazama Science we produce web based tools for interrogating important datasets. We are proud to announce the release of a new Population databrowser that allows users to review …   read more ...

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Running R on 32 cores for 2USD/h

May 14, 2014
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Even though most modern computers already have four cores that can be used to speed up analysis – see here for a description. However, after starting to do more simulation studies it became apparent that this is highly impractical. The solution: Running R via R-studio on Amazons cloud servers. Thanks to Lois Aslett (http://www.louisaslett.com/RStudio_AMI/) this

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Cluster your Twitter Data with R and k-means

May 13, 2014
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Cluster your Twitter Data with R and k-means

Hello everbody! Today  I want to show you how you can get deeper insights into your Twitter followers with the help of R. Because I just completed the course “Machine Learning” by Prof. Andrew Ng on Coursera I will use the k-means algorithm and cluster my Twitter followers by the ratio of their followers and how …

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Facebook teaches you exploratory data analysis with R

May 12, 2014
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Facebook is a company that deals with a lot of data — more than 500 terabytes a day — and R is widely used at Facebook to visualize and analyze that data. Applications of R at Facebook include user behaviour, content trends, human resources and even graphics for the IPO prospectus. Now, four R users at Facebook (Moira Burke,...

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