423 search results for "market research"

AirbnB uses R to scale data science

April 5, 2016
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AirbnB uses R to scale data science

Airbnb, the property-rental marketplace that helps you find a place to stay when you're travelling, uses R to scale data science. Airbnb is a famously data-driven company, and has recently gone through a period of rapid growth. To accommodate the influx of data scientists (80% of whom are proficient in R, and 64% use R as their primary data...

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When Choice Modeling Paradigms Collide: Features Presented versus Features Perceived

April 3, 2016
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When Choice Modeling Paradigms Collide: Features Presented versus Features Perceived

What is the value of a product feature? Within a market-based paradigm, the answer is the difference between revenues with and without the feature. A product can be decomposed into its features, each feature can be assigned a monetary value by includin...

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Understanding Statistical Models Through the Datasets They Seek to Explain: Choice Modeling vs. Neural Networks

March 21, 2016
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Understanding Statistical Models Through the Datasets They Seek to Explain: Choice Modeling vs. Neural Networks

R may be the lingua franca, yet many of the packages within the R library seem to be written in different languages. We can follow the R code because we know how to program but still feel that we have missed something in the translation.R provides an o...

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Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium models made (relatively) easy with R

February 19, 2016
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Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium models made (relatively) easy with R

General Equilibrium economic models To expand my economics toolkit I’ve been trying to get my head around Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) and Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium (DSGE) models. Both classes of model are used in theoretical and policy settings to understand the impact of changes to an economic system on its equilibrium state. I’m not a specialist in...

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23 new R jobs from around the world (2016-02-10)

February 10, 2016
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23 new R jobs from around the world (2016-02-10)

This is the bi-monthly R-bloggers post (for 2016-01-25) for new R Jobs. To post your R job on the next post Just visit this link and post a new R job to the R community (it’s quick and just $10). New R jobs Job seekers: please follow the links below to learn more and apply for your job of interest: Full-Time Senior Statistician/Statistician (>$100/year) @ Shinjuku-ku, Tōkyō-to,...

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Fun Data for teaching R

January 21, 2016
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Fun Data for teaching R

I’ll be running an R course soon and I am looking for fun (public) datasets to use in data manipulation and visualization. I would like to use a single dataset that has some easy variables for the first days, but … Continue reading →

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Switch from SAS, SPSS or STATA to R with our latest course

January 14, 2016
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If you already know SAS, SPSS or Stata, you don’t need to spend time learning how to analyze data. You need a course that focuses on translating your knowledge into R. A course that facilitates switching from SAS, SPSS or STATA to R. That’s why DataCamp’s latest interactive course focuses on statisticians, data analysts, academic institutions, and companies that are...

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A Data Science Solution to the Question "What is Data Science?"

January 8, 2016
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A Data Science Solution to the Question "What is Data Science?"

As this flowchart from Wikipedia illustrates, data science is about collecting, cleaning, analyzing and reporting data. But is it data science or just or a "sexed up term" for Statistics (see embedded quote by Nate Silver)? It's difficult to separ...

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Modeling How Consumers Simplify the Purchase Process by Copying Others

December 23, 2015
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Modeling How Consumers Simplify the Purchase Process by Copying Others

A Flower That Fits the BillMarketing borrows the biological notion of coevolution to explain the progressive "fit" between products and consumers. While evolutionary time may seem a bit slow for product innovation and adoption, the same metaphor can be...

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The Data-Driven Weekly #1.7

December 23, 2015
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The Data-Driven Weekly #1.7

It turns out I’m not the only one who thinks AI alarmism is a bit out of hand. The ITIF …Continue reading →

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