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Improve SVM Tuning through Parallelism

March 19, 2016
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Improve SVM Tuning through Parallelism

As pointed out in the chapter 10 of “The Elements of Statistical Learning”, ANN and SVM (support vector machines) share similar pros and cons, e.g. lack of interpretability and good predictive power. However, in contrast to ANN usually suffering from local minima solutions, SVM is always able to converge globally. In addition, SVM is less

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More on preparing data

March 18, 2016
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More on preparing data

The Microsoft Data Science User Group just sponsored Nina Zumel‘s presentation “Preparing Data for Analysis Using R”. Microsoft saw Win-Vector LLC‘s ODSC West 2015 presentation “Prepping Data for Analysis using R” and generously offered to sponsor improving it and disseminating it to a wider audience. We feel Nina really hit the ball out of the … Continue reading...

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R in Insurance: Abstract submission closes end of March

March 18, 2016
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R in Insurance: Abstract submission closes end of March

Hurry! The abstract submission deadline for the 4th R in Insurance conference in London, 11 July 2015 is approaching soon. You have until the 28th of March to submit a one-page abstract for consideration. Both academic and practitioner proposals related to R are...

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text2vec 0.3

March 16, 2016
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Today I’m pleased to announce preview of the new version of text2vec. It is located in the 0.3 development branch, but very soon (probably in about a week) it will be merged into master. To reproduce examples below, please install [email protected] from github: devtools::install_github([email protected]')Also I’m waiting for feedback from text2vec users, please spend a few minutes: What APIs are not clear /...

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Webinar and free e-book on data preparation with R

March 15, 2016
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Webinar and free e-book on data preparation with R

Just a quick heads up that Nina Zumel, co-founder and principal consultant at Win-Vector LLC will be presenting a webinar at 10AM Pacific Time on Thursday March 17, Data Preparation Techniques with R. Nina is the co-author of Practical Data Science with R and blogs frequently at the Win-Vector blog (and contributes the occasional guest blog here), and has...

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Call for Abstracts – EARL 2016 great package available.

March 14, 2016
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Call for Abstracts – EARL 2016 great package available.

Following on from the success of the previous London EARL (Effective Applications of the R Language) Conference plans are well underway for this years EARL on September 13-15th 2016. Call for Abstracts We are currently calling for abstracts for the conference; … Continue reading →

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Data Visualization with R Workshop on April 2nd

March 12, 2016
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Data Visualization with R Workshop on April 2nd

Data Community DC and District Data Labs are hosting a Data Visualization with R workshop on Saturday April 2nd from 9am - 5pm. Register before March 19th for an early bird discount!   

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Bay Area R User Group at Strata and PAW

March 10, 2016
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by Joseph Rickert I always think of Strata Hadoop World and Predictive Analytics World as initiating the Spring conference season here in the San Francisco Bay Area. The rainy season is usually over by the end of March and it is a perfect time to visit. If you are traveling to either of these conferences from out of town...

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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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Australian rOpenSci Unconference

March 9, 2016
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The rOpenSci Unconference is coming to Australia and we are excited!! The event will take place in sunny Brisbane, on April 21-22 2016 hosted at the Microsoft Innovation Centre. You can find more information about the event and how to register at http://www.auunconf.ropensci.org. I was completely and unceremoniously thrown into the deep end when I first started learning...

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