347 search results for "market research"

Top 100 R packages for 2013 (Jan-May)!

June 13, 2013
By
Top 100 R packages for 2013 (Jan-May)!

(This article was first published on R-statistics blog » RR-statistics blog, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) What are the top 100 (most downloaded) R packages in 2013? Thanks to the recent release of RStudio of their “0-cloud” CRAN log files (but without including downloads from the primary CRAN mirror or any of the 88 other CRAN mirrors), we can now answer this question...

Read more »

Hey, I Just did a Significance Test!

June 7, 2013
By
Hey, I Just did a Significance Test!

I’ve seen it happens quite often. The sig test. Somebody simply needs to know the p-value and that one number will provide all of the information about the study that they need to know. The dataset is presented and the client/boss/colleague/etc invariably asks the question “is it significant?” and “what’s the correlation?”. To quote R.A.

Read more »

Why doesn’t R have a MaxDiff package?

May 28, 2013
By

Almost once every year someone asks if R has a package for running the MaxDiff procedure sold by Sawtooth.  One such inquiry recently received a reply with a link showing in some detail the R code needed to generate a balanced incomplete...

Read more »

R/Finance 2013 Review

May 28, 2013
By

It's been one week since the 5th Annual R/Finance conference, and I finally feel sufficiently recovered enough to share my thoughts. The conference is a two-day whirlwind of applied quantitative finance, fantastic networking, and general geekery.The comments below are based on my personal experience.  If I don't comment on a seminar or presentation, it doesn't mean I...

Read more »

7th R/Rmetrics workshop in Switzerland, June 30-July 4

May 23, 2013
By

The 7th annual R/Rmetrics Workshop om Computational Finance and Financial Engineering will take place June 30-July 4 in the beatiful alpine setting of Lake Thune, Switzerland. This is an intimate workshop limited to around 50 participants, and features tutorials from leading practitioners in finance with R, with a special focus on the Rmetrics suite of R packages. This year's...

Read more »

Investment Portfolio Analysis with R Language

May 22, 2013
By

R has a wide application in finance analysis areas such as time series analysis, portfolio management, and risk management, with its basic functions and many professional packages in Finance. In this article, we will demonstrate how to

Read more »

analyze the new york city housing and vacancy survey (nychvs) with r

May 19, 2013
By

for those interested in the real estate and rental markets of the big apple, the census bureau's nyc housing and vacancy survey might be your key to the city.  if you care about how many new york residents live more than one person per room (a lot...

Read more »

Revolution Newsletter: May 2013

May 17, 2013
By

The most recent edition of the Revolution Newsletter is out. The news section is below, and you can read the full May edition (with highlights from this blog and community events) online. You can subscribe to the Revolution Newsletter to get it monthly via email. Gaming Analytics FTW! Join us on 13Jun13 at 10:00 AM PDT for our webinar...

Read more »

Innovation Will Never Be At The Push Of A Button

May 17, 2013
By

@randyzwitch @benjamingaines @usujason I am envisioning the data science equivalent of an autonomous vehicle pileup. — Todd Belcher (@toddmetrics) May 16, 2013   Recently, I’ve been getting my blood pressure up reading (marketing) articles about “big data” and “data science”.  What saddens me about the whole discussion is that there is the underlying premise that Innovation Will Never...

Read more »

Medicare Provider Charge Data – How Are Things in Spokane?

May 9, 2013
By
Medicare Provider Charge Data – How Are Things in Spokane?

Disclosure: I am not a health care professional, but just some one interested in playing with data and ways to represent them. I am not going to interpret findings here, but will make a remark or two about how to interpret them from the few graphs...

Read more »