<!-- Styles for R syntax highlighter In this post I outline how count data may be modelled using a negative binomial distribution in order to more accurately present trends in time series count data than using linear methods. I also show how to...

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I’ve been doodling… Following a query about the possible purchase of Twitter followers for various public figure accounts (I need to get my head round what the problem is with that exactly?!), I thought I’d have a quick look at some stats around follower groupings… I started off with a data grab, pulling down the

One of the topics emphasized in Exploring Data in Engineering, the Sciences and Medicine is the damage outliers can do to traditional data characterizations. Consequently, one of the procedures to be included in the ExploringData package is FindOutliers, described in this post. Given a vector of numeric values, this procedure supports four different methods for identifying possible outliers.Before...

Featured R for Finance Workshop 2013 March 5-6 in London. The target audience are professionals and academics, who wish to learn the basics of the statistical software R and its use in Finance. The workshop is led by Ron Hochreiter, Pat Burns and Michael Sun. Details are on the Unicom website. Please reference Burns Statistics … Continue reading...

Title: R package building automationInspired by the post at http://giventhedata.blogspot.tw/2013/02/my-r-package-development-cheat-sheet.html. I have decided to publish my cheat script for package development as well. Building package used to be a nightmare, filling in all those Rdfiles manually can cause some serious brain...

Mango Solutions is pleased to confirm details of two forthcoming R User Group Meetings: BaselR Date: 21st Feb 2013 Venue: transBARent, Viaduktsrasse 3, CH 4051 Basel, Switzerland Time: 6.30 pm – 9.30pm Presentations: Kinetic evaluations of environmental metabolism data for the agrochemical industry using R – Johannes Ranke Estimating Switzerland’s quarterly GDP in R-...

If you're in San Francisco for this week's DeveloperWeek conference, our own Joe Rickert will also giving a presentation on Wednesday at 2:10PM on Predictive Modeling with Big Data in R which will feature several demos of data mining massive data sets using the Revolution R Enterprise. Incidentally, the whole team Revolution Analytics was proud to receive the Top...