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Early bird registration for R in Insurance closes 30 May

May 24, 2016
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Early bird registration for R in Insurance closes 30 May

Hurry! The early bird registration offer for the 4th R in Insurance conference, 11 July 2016, at Cass Business School closes 30 May.This one-day conference will focus once more on applications in insurance and actuarial science that use R, the lingua...

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Register now for Hadley Wickham’s Master R in Amsterdam

April 30, 2016
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Register now for Hadley Wickham’s Master R in Amsterdam

On May 19 and 20, 2016, Hadley Wickham will teach his two day Master R Developer Workshop in the centrally located European city of Amsterdam. This is the first time we’ve offered Hadley’s workshop in Europe. It’s a rare chance to learn from Hadley in person. Only 3 public Master R Developer Workshop classes are

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R and GIS – working with shapefiles

April 18, 2016
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R and GIS – working with shapefiles

R has some very useful libraries for working with spatial data. In this blog we will look at some of the libraries and demonstrate few basic functionalities. Lets start with reading a shapefile. How to read a shapefile : We will use the maptools package to read the shape file. Along with the maptools package,… Read More »

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Registration for R/Finance 2016 is open!

April 11, 2016
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You can find registration information and agenda details on the conference website.  Or you can go directly to the Cvent registration page.Note that registration fees will increase by 50% at the end of early regi...

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An R Package for the “controversial” counts of registered voters in Uganda

February 12, 2016
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An R Package for the “controversial” counts of registered voters in Uganda

Some members of the Ugandan media have claimed that counts of registered voters for the 2016 General Election, contain almost 20,000 “ghost voters”.  This is according to their analyses (using excel) of data released by the Uganda Electoral Commission (EC), the body charged with conducting a free and fair election. With voting just 8 days away, I wanted to compile...

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Scraping legislative data with R: a progress report

This note discusses the results of this project, which collects legislative data from several European parliaments (plus Israel). The project is coded in R, which has had consequences on its development. The project In a nutshell, the parlnet project scrapes private bills from 20 national parliaments, and then converts the sponsorship information of these bills into legislative cosponsorship networks,...

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First step on GIS with R

January 17, 2016
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First step on GIS with R

The PM 2.5 checker written by R has been working nicely for me.  I put a shortcut icon of this small script on my desktop PC, to check the air … Continue reading →

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R in Insurance: Registration and abstract submission opened

January 12, 2016
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R in Insurance: Registration and abstract submission opened

Following the successful 3rd R in Insurance conference in Amsterdam last year, we return to London this year.The registration for the 4th conference on R in Insurance on Monday 11 July 2016 at Cass Business School has opened. This one-day conference will focus again on applications in insurance and actuarial science that...

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Data Science Radar – Technologist Profile

December 14, 2015
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Data Science Radar – Technologist Profile

    by Mark Sellors, Mango Solutions @sellorm  Mark Sellors from Mango took the Data Science Radar Challenge and his dominant skill was a Technologist, so we asked him a few questions. 1.  Tell us a bit about your background … Continue reading →

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Register for Hadley Wickham’s Master R Developer Workshop – San Francisco

December 9, 2015
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Register for Hadley Wickham’s Master R Developer Workshop – San Francisco

Are you ready to upgrade your R skills?  Register soon to secure your seat. On January 28 and 29, 2016, Hadley Wickham will teach his popular Master R Developer Workshop at the Westin San Francisco Airport.  The workshop is offered only 3 times a year and the San Francisco class is already nearly 50% full. This

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