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Sending Email From R

October 3, 2014
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When I am am working in Sql Server and need to send an email I use "sp_send_dbmail". So when I am working in R, I didn't know how to send an email. I often use this as notification that a … Continue reading →

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Deep Down Below – Using in-database analytics from within Tableau (with MADlib)

September 28, 2014
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Deep Down Below – Using in-database analytics from within Tableau (with MADlib)

Introduction Using Tableau for visualizing all kinds of data is quite a joy, but it’s not that strong on build-in analytics or predictive features. Tableaus integration of R was a huge step in the right direction (and I love it very much - see here, here and here) but still has some limitations (e.g. no RAWSQL...

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A book about some important bits of R

September 27, 2014
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I see that Hadley Wickham’s new book, “Advanced R”, is being published in dead tree form and will be available a month or so. Hadley has generously made the material available online; I quickly skimmed the material a few months ago when I first heard about it and had another skim this afternoon. The main

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Installing dplyr 0.3 on Mac OS X (Mavericks)

September 25, 2014
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UPDATE Per the author, a devtools::install_github("hadley/devtools") should take care of everything you need prior to installing the latest dplyr (though I did not have postgres libs installed and suspect that might still be needed). The R dplyr package just turned 0.3 and to get it working in my development environment (OS X Mavericks) I had to do the following: brew install postgresql...

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Data Science Toolbox Survey Results… Surprise! R and Python win

September 24, 2014
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Data Science Toolbox Survey Results… Surprise! R and Python win

This is a re-publication of a blog post from a blog I created not long before...

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Factors are not first-class citizens in R

September 23, 2014
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Factors are not first-class citizens in R

The primary user-facing data types in the R statistical computing environment behave as vectors. That is: one dimensional arrays of scalar values that have a nice operational algebra. There are additional types (lists, data frames, matrices, environments, and so-on) but the most common data types are vectors. In fact vectors are so common in R Related posts:

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Webinar September 25: Data Science with R

September 19, 2014
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A quick heads up that if you'd like to get a great introduction to doing data science with the R language, Joe Rickert will be giving a free webinar next Thursday, September 25: Data Science with R. Regular readers of the blog will be familiar with Joe's posts on this topic. A few recent examples include posts on comparing...

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Princess Jasmine’s Trick

September 12, 2014
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Princess Jasmine’s Trick

I’m history! No, I’m mythology! Nah, I don’t care what I am; I’m free hee! (Genie, when he is released from the magical oil lamp by Aladdin) A long time ago, in a kingdom far away, lived a beautiful princess named Jasmine. There also lived a very rich and evil wizard named Jafar, who was

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4 new R jobs (for September 10th 2014) and a new “about us” video

September 10, 2014
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4 new R jobs (for September 10th 2014) and a new “about us” video

This is the bimonthly R Jobs post (for 2014-09-10), based on the R-bloggers’ sister website: R-users.com. This time, I’d like to start by thanking Jeff Weakley (more on Jeffat the end of this post) for his huge help in producing the following short (1:30 minutes) video about R-users: If you are an employer who is looking to hire people from the R community, please visit this...

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R tops KDNuggets data analysis software poll for 4th consecutive year

August 29, 2014
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R tops KDNuggets data analysis software poll for 4th consecutive year

KDNuggests asked its readers the question "What programming/statistics languages you used for an analytics / data mining / data science work in 2014?" and one again, R was the #1 response. (R was also the #1 response in similar polls in 2013, 2012 and 2011.) The top 5 selections of the 719 respondents were: R (352 respondents) SAS (262)...

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