1804 search results for "tutorial"

Monitoring progress of a foreach parallel job

February 24, 2015
By
Monitoring progress of a foreach parallel job

by Andrie de Vries R has strong support for parallel programming, both in base R and additional CRAN packages. For example, we have previously written about foreach and parallel programming in the articles Tutorial: Parallel programming with foreach and Intro to Parallel Random Number Generation with RevoScaleR. The foreach package provides simple looping constructs in R, similar to lapply()...

Read more »

Launching DataScience.Vegas Blog

February 23, 2015
By

We are glad to announce the launch of DataScience.Vegas as a blog that aggregates all the events, news and information impacting the Las Vegas data science community. Our community has witnessed the birth and steady growth of several data science meetup groups with a very enthusiastic group of devoted members. We are a community of data scientists, data miners, statisticians, data...

Read more »

using the httr package to retrieve data from apis in R

February 20, 2015
By

For a project I’m working on, I needed to access residential electricity rates and associated coordinate information (lat/long) for locations in the US. After a little searching, I found that data.gov offers the rate information in two forms: a static list of approximate rates by region and an API, which returns annual average utility rates ($/kWH) for residential, commercial,...

Read more »

Part 2: Data Preparation

February 20, 2015
By

In Part 1 I have introduced the weather data set we will be using in this series of tutorials. We are now going to have the data prepared for the subsequent EDA. We will recode and transform variables, change their types, and perform some basic data ch...

Read more »

Launching our R Training Path

February 20, 2015
By
Launching our R Training Path

Become a proficient R user in no time via DataCamp’s newly launched guided R Training Path! We’re very excited to announce that we have just launched the R Training Path! This guided training path will take you from getting to know R, the leading open-source programming language in statistics and data science, over manipulation and The post

Read more »

Philippine Infographic: Recapitulation on Incidents Involving Motorcycle Riding in Tandem Criminals for 2011-2013

February 18, 2015
By
Philippine Infographic: Recapitulation on Incidents Involving Motorcycle Riding in Tandem Criminals for 2011-2013

The Philippine government has launched Open Data Philippines (data.gov.ph) last year, January 16, 2014. Accordingly, the data.gov.ph aims to make national government data searchable, accessible, and useful, with the help of the different agencies of go...

Read more »

Introduction to OpenCPU for R on EC2 with Python

February 15, 2015
By
Introduction to OpenCPU for R on EC2 with Python

OpenCPU is (simply put) a server implementing a RESTful web API for remotely executing R functions and retrieving results. In this tutorial I am going to showcase how OpenCPU can be installed on an EC2 instance running Ubuntu 14.04. Python and … Continue reading →

Read more »

Debugging with restore points instead of break points

February 15, 2015
By
Debugging with restore points instead of break points

break points and restore points The standard method to debug an R function is to set break points via the browser function. When during execution of the function, browser() is called, the R console immediately changes into an interactive debugging mode that allows to step through the code and enter any R expressions. Thanks to RStudio's visual debugging support, this...

Read more »

Part 1: Introduction

February 14, 2015
By

The software behind this clickbait data visualization will blow your mind

February 13, 2015
By
The software behind this clickbait data visualization will blow your mind

New media sites like Buzzfeed and Upworthy have mastered the art of "clickbait": headlines and content designed to drive as much traffic as possible to their sites. One technique is to use coy headlines like "If you take a puppy video break today, make sure this is the dog video you watch." (Gawker apparently spends longer writing a headline...

Read more »

Never miss an update!
Subscribe to R-bloggers to receive
e-mails with the latest R posts.
(You will not see this message again.)

Click here to close (This popup will not appear again)