226 search results for "web scraping"

Facebook Graph API Explorer with R

November 10, 2011
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Facebook Graph API Explorer with R

I wanted to play around with the Facebook Graph API  using the Graph API Explorer page as a coding exercise. This facility allows one to use the API with a temporary authorisation token. Now, I don’t know how to make an R package for the proper API where you have to register for an API key and

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UCLA Statistics: Analyzing Thesis/Dissertation Lengths

September 29, 2010
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UCLA Statistics: Analyzing Thesis/Dissertation Lengths

As I am working on my dissertation and piecing together a mess of notes, code and output, I am wondering to myself “how long is this thing supposed to be?” I am definitely not into this to win the prize for longest dissertation. I just want to say my piece, make my point and move on. I’ve heard that...

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Cricket data analysis

September 4, 2010
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Cricket data analysis

Cricket World Cup 2011 is approaching and I'm interested in analyzing one day international cricket data to predict some results and share interesting information about cricket.  For the analysis, I need cricket data and tried several things to ge...

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What to Expect?

January 22, 2010
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What to Expect?

In 2007, I was introduced to Twitter via the written qualifying exam towards my Ph.D.. At first, I did not know what to do with it. After a good year or so (maybe even sooner) passed, I began to follow some very interesting people that share the same interests as me. It has transformed my academic experience. It is...

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Craft httr calls cleverly with curlconverter

February 10, 2016
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Craft httr calls cleverly with curlconverter

When you visit a site like the LA Times’ NH Primary Live Results site and wish you had the data that they used to make the tables & visualizations on the site: Sometimes it’s as simple as opening up your browsers “Developer Tools” console and looking for XHR (XML HTTP Requests) calls: You can actually

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New Version of “Wrangling F1 Data With R” Just Released…

February 5, 2016
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New Version of “Wrangling F1 Data With R” Just Released…

So I finally got round to pushing a revised (and typo corrected!) version of Wrangling F1 Data With R: A Data Junkie’s Guide, that also includes a handful of new section and chapters, including descriptions of how to detect undercuts, the new style race history chart that shows the on-track position of each driver for

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A Checkpoint Of Spanish Football League

January 20, 2016
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A Checkpoint Of Spanish Football League

I am an absolute beginner, but I am absolutely sane (Absolute Beginners, David Bowie) Some time ago I wrote this post, where I predicted correctly the winner of the Spanish Football League several months before its ending. After thinking intensely about taking the risk of ruining my reputation repeating the analysis, I said “no problem, … Continue reading...

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100 “must read” R-bloggers’ posts for 2015

January 20, 2016
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100 “must read” R-bloggers’ posts for 2015

The site R-bloggers.com is now 6 years young. It strives to be an (unofficial) online news and tutorials website for the R community, written by over 600 bloggers who agreed to contribute their R articles to the website. In 2015, the site served almost 17.7 million pageviews to readers worldwide. In celebration to R-bloggers’ 6th birth-month, here are the top 100 most read R posts written...

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Online R courses at Udemy – for only $10 (“New Year Deal”) until Nov 11th

January 8, 2016
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tl;dr: $10 new year deal at Udemy – until the Jan 11 2016. For the next 9 days (until 2016-01-11), Udemy is offering readers of R-bloggers access to its global online learning marketplace with a (special) $10 (up to 97% off) deal on hundreds of their courses (including many R-Programming, data science, machine learning etc.) Click here to browse ALL (R and non-R) courses...

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Sentiment Analysis on Donald Trump using R and Tableau

January 2, 2016
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Sentiment Analysis on Donald Trump using R and Tableau

Recently, the presidential candidate Donal Trump has become controversial. Particularly, associated with his provocative call to temporarily bar Muslims from entering the US, he has faced strong criticism. Some of the many uses of social media analytics is sentiment analysis where we evaluate whether posts on a specific issue are positive or negative. We can

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