398 search results for "market research"

Attitudes Modeled as Networks

December 10, 2015
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Attitudes Modeled as Networks

In case you missed it, Jonas Dalege and his colleagues at the PsychoSystems research group have recently published an article in Psychological Review detailing how attitudes can be represented as network graphs. It is all done using R and a dataset tha...

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Product Insights for Airbnb

November 19, 2015
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Product Insights for Airbnb

I love marketplaces and marketplace data, so a couple months ago I grabbed some Airbnb data and made a slide deck. A few people have asked me about it, so here it is along with a short summary. My goal was to gather data around potential product strategy, focusing on the following questions. You can't book a great place if...

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The Lady Loves Statistics

November 13, 2015
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The Lady Loves Statistics

By Paulin Shek Working at Mango is generally busy, fun, but also at times, quite surreal. Lunchtime conversation amongst the consultants can get quite animated, especially when Andy Nicholls, the Head of Consultancy, finds a topic that he has a … Continue reading →

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R in Insurance – the November meetup of the Warsaw R User Group

November 9, 2015
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R in Insurance – the November meetup of the Warsaw R User Group

Inspired by the conference held in Amsterdam „R in Insurance”, we would like to dedicate the November meetup of Warsaw R Users Group to Insurance. The presentations will cover the practical aspects of insurance and more specifically the applications of R in insurance. Join us on Thursday, November 26, 2015, 6:00 PM, Koszykowa 75, Warsaw, … Czytaj dalej...

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Mutually Exclusive Clusters Are Boxes within Which Consumers No Longer Fit

November 8, 2015
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Mutually Exclusive Clusters Are Boxes within Which Consumers No Longer Fit

Sometimes we force our categories to be mutually exclusive and exhaustive even as the boundaries are blurring rapidly.Of course, I am speaking of cluster analysis and whether it makes sense to force everyone into one and only one of a set of discrete b...

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R and other open source tools for Civil Engineering

October 21, 2015
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Open source software has caused a quiet revolution in computing since the creation of the GPL license by Richard Stallman back in 1989. Yet it has been slow to gain ascendency in many areas, including Civil Engineering. This short post discusses this issue in the context of the uptake of QGIS and R for spatial analysis work, with reference to a lecture delivered...

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Dealing with Imposter Syndrome in Graduate School

October 14, 2015
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Dealing with Imposter Syndrome in Graduate School

In my post of recommendations for first-year students, I discussed some tips and viewpoints to help the practical, pragmatic aspects about being a first year student. In this post, I'd like to discuss the common misconceptions/viewpoints that are destructive to new students. The Dunning-Kruger effect I know something, so everyone else is dumb You just

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Dealing with Imposter Syndrome in Graduate School

October 14, 2015
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Dealing with Imposter Syndrome in Graduate School

In my post of recommendations for first-year students, I discussed some tips and viewpoints to help the practical, pragmatic aspects about being a first year student. In this post, I'd like to discuss the common misconceptions/viewpoints that are destructive to new students. The Dunning-Kruger effect I know something, so everyone else is dumb You just

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Learning R: Index of Online R Courses, October 2015

October 8, 2015
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Learning R: Index of Online R Courses, October 2015

by Joseph Rickert Early October: somewhere the leaves are turning brilliant colors, temperatures are cooling down and that back to school feeling is in the air. And for more people than ever before, it is going to seem to be a good time to commit to really learning R. I have some suggestions for R courses below, but first:...

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Introduction to Hypothesis Driven Development — Overview of a Simple Strategy and Indicator Hypotheses

September 3, 2015
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Introduction to Hypothesis Driven Development — Overview of a Simple Strategy and Indicator Hypotheses

This post will begin to apply a hypothesis-driven development framework (that is, the framework written by Brian Peterson on how … Continue reading →

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