R TensorFlow Deep Neural Network

September 22, 2019
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R TensorFlow Deep Neural Network

In the previous post I fitted a neural network to the cars_19 dataset using the neuralnet package.  In this post I am going to use TensorFlow to fit a deep neural network using the same data.The main difference between the neuralnet package and TensorFlow is TensorFlow uses the adagrad optimizer by default whereas neuralnet uses rprop+  Adagrad is...

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Gold-Mining Week 3 (2019)

September 22, 2019
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Welcome to the 2019 Fantasy Football Season! Week 3 Gold Mining and Fantasy Football Projection Roundup now available. The post Gold-Mining Week 3 (2019) appeared first on Fantasy Football...

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d3po: R package for easy interactive D3 visualization with Shiny

September 21, 2019
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As an statistician, I feel really comfortable at using R, and lately I have started to build different dashboards for both public and private use. R already features excellent visualization...

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Data Science in Production: a Joint Event with Yotabites

September 21, 2019
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Data Science in Production: a Joint Event with Yotabites

Join us Wednesday, October 23rd, in Austin, Texas as RStudio teams up with Yotabites, to host a free half-day event on...

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Workshops for Women and Girls

September 21, 2019
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Workshops for Women and Girls

Thanks to generous funding from the R Consortium, Forwards has offered a series of workshops around the world to support the development of coding skills and to increase the...

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Make an abstract booklet with R and LaTeX

September 21, 2019
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Want to automate abstract booklet making? This is the post for you.

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RSwitch 1.5.1 Released

September 21, 2019
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RSwitch 1.5.1 Released

An RSwitch user, lcolladotor filed a most-welcome issue letting me know that the core functionality of the switcher was busted 😱. After testing out the 1.5.1 release candidate I...

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Using Spark from R for performance with arbitrary code – Part 2 – Constructing functions by piping dplyr verbs

September 21, 2019
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Using Spark from R for performance with arbitrary code – Part 2 – Constructing functions by piping dplyr verbs

Introduction In the first part of this series, we looked at how the sparklyr interface communicates with the Spark instance and what this means for performance with regards to arbitrarily...

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GLM tip getting non-linear with splines

September 20, 2019
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GLM tip getting non-linear with splines

GLM tips: get non-linear with splines This tip is great for a quick non-linear test, before you go all the way with a GAM or parametric non-linear model. You’ll need the splines...

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digest 0.6.21

September 20, 2019
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A new version of digest is just now arriving at CRAN (following a slight holdup over one likely spurious reverse dependency error), and I will send an updated...

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My upcoming O’Reilly business analytics online training courses

September 20, 2019
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My upcoming O’Reilly business analytics online training courses

Next week is my first installment of live training offered through O’Reilly Media’s online platform. I’m so excited to partner with this outstanding organization to deliver workshops on business analytics....

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Forecast Combination talk

September 20, 2019
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Forecast Combination talk

Courtesy of R Consortium, you can view my forecast combination talk (16 mins) given in France few months ago, below. The slides for talk and the paper it’s based...

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rmd syntax highlighting in vim

September 19, 2019
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Quick and dirty Rmarkdown syntax highlighting for vim, when you don’t have time install bundles, plugins or dependencies: go to this github repository, download the file rmd.vim from the...

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Functional Programming + Iterative Web Scraping in R

September 18, 2019
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Functional Programming + Iterative Web Scraping in R

Web Scraping in R Web scraping needs no introduction among Data enthusiasts. It’s one of the most viable and most essential ways of collecting Data when the data itself isn’t...

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RStudio Server Pro 1.2 Update

September 18, 2019
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RStudio Server Pro 1.2 Update

Today, we’re announcing an important update to RStudio Server Pro 1.2 that introduces two new capabilities. Slurm Jobs Slurm is a open-source workload management system, capable of...

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Accelerate your plots with ggforce

September 18, 2019
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Accelerate your plots with ggforce

In this post, I will walk you through some examples that show off the major features of the ggforce package. The main goal is to share a few ideas...

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The Advantages of Record Transform Specifications

September 18, 2019
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The Advantages of Record Transform Specifications

Nina Zumel had a really great article on how to prepare a nice Keras performance plot using R. I will use this example to show some of the advantages...

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Fast data exploration for predictive modeling

September 18, 2019
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Fast data exploration for predictive modeling

Before predictive model creation, we need to check/change numerical, categorical, NAs, one unique value and high cardinality variables. This new function will assist us in this task.

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Data science 2019 – Interlinguality and the question of the „right“ programming language

September 18, 2019
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Data science 2019 – Interlinguality and the question of the „right“ programming language

As digitalization progresses and data science interfaces continue to grow, new opportunities are constantly emerging to reach the personal analysis goals. Despite the „modernity“ of the industry, there is...

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ICC Bot comes online

September 17, 2019
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ICC Bot comes online

I am happy to announce the release of ICC Bot, an app for computing interrater reliability scores using the intraclass correlation coefficient (ICC). A screenshot of...

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Brownlow Competition

September 17, 2019
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Brownlow Competition

Step One Collate the Data We need the votes and the match statistics to train the model. So what we are going to do is for the competition and of...

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Windows user space issues with installing R packages

September 17, 2019
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Windows user space issues with installing R packages

Are you a Microsoft Windows R user? Does your Windows username include a space? Like Firstname Lastname. Then you might occassionally run into issues installing packages due to spaces. Solutions You...

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Le Monde puzzle [#1111]

September 17, 2019
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Le Monde puzzle [#1111]

Another low-key arithmetic problem as Le Monde current mathematical puzzle: Notice that there are 10 numbers less than, and prime with 11, 100 less than and prime with 101,...

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The Learning Platform for Data-Driven Companies

September 17, 2019
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The Learning Platform for Data-Driven Companies

The nature of work today requires continuous learning and the ability to respond appropriately to new information—including an increasing abundance of data. Companies must ensure that their employees are...

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Retrieving google drive item shares and permissions (in R)

September 17, 2019
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Google drive is a great tool, specifically we’ve been using “G Suite” (the equivalent of google drive but for businesses), for a long time. Lately I noticed it’s missing...

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Obtaining tokens with AzureAuth inside a Shiny app

September 17, 2019
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by Hong Ooi, senior data scientist, Microsoft Azure As of version 1.2.0 (released to CRAN late last month), it’s possible to use the AzureAuth package to login interactively to...

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Hindi and Other Languages in India based on 2001 census

September 16, 2019
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Hindi and Other Languages in India based on 2001 census

India is the world’s largest Democracy and as it goes, also a highly diverse place. This is my attempt to see how “Hindi” and other languages are spoken in...

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citecorp: working with open citations

citecorp is a new (hit CRAN in late August) R package for working with data from the OpenCitations Corpus (OCC). OpenCitations, run by David Shotton and Silvio Peroni, houses the OCC, an...

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Easyalluvial 0.2.1 released

September 16, 2019
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Easyalluvial 0.2.1 released

easyalluvial allows you to build exploratory alluvial plots (sankey diagrams) with a single line of code while automatically binning numerical variables. This releas 0.2.1 ensures tidyr 1.0.0 compatibility and...

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