Day 15 – little helper sci_palette

December 15, 2018
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Day 15 – little helper sci_palette

This little helper returns a set of colors which we often use at STATWORX. Der Beitrag Day 15 – little helper sci_palette erschien zuerst auf STATWORX.

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Learning R: A gentle introduction to higher-order functions

December 14, 2018
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Learning R: A gentle introduction to higher-order functions

Have you ever thought about why the definition of a function in R is different from many other programming languages? The part that causes the biggest difficulties (especially for...

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In case you missed it: November 2018 roundup

December 14, 2018
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In case you missed them, here are some articles from November of particular interest to R users. David Gerard assesses the plausibility of a key plot point in 'Jurassic...

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Day 14 – little helper print_fs

December 14, 2018
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Day 14 – little helper print_fs

This little helper returns the folder structure of a given path. With this, one can for example add a nice overview to the documentation of a project or within...

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running plot [and simulated annealing]

December 14, 2018
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running plot [and simulated annealing]

Last weekend, I found out a way to run updated plots within a loop in R, when calling plot() within the loop was never updated in real time. The...

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My book ‘Deep Learning from first principles:Second Edition’ now on Amazon

December 13, 2018
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My book ‘Deep Learning from first principles:Second Edition’ now on Amazon

The second edition of my book ‘Deep Learning from first principles:Second Edition- In vectorized Python, R and Octave’, is now available on Amazon, in both paperback ($14.99)  and kindle...

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Pdftools 2.0: powerful pdf text extraction tools

Pdftools 2.0: powerful pdf text extraction tools

A new version of pdftools has been released to CRAN. Go get it while it’s hot: install.packages("pdftools") This version has two major improvements: low level text extraction and encoding improvements. About PDF...

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Easy CI/CD of GPU applications on Google Cloud including bare-metal using Gitlab and Kubernetes

December 13, 2018
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Summary Are you a data scientist who only wants to focus on modelling and coding and not on setting up a GPU cluster? Then, this blog might be interesting for...

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Yet another visualization of the Bayesian Beta-Binomial model

December 13, 2018
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Yet another visualization of the Bayesian Beta-Binomial model

The Beta-Binomial model is the “hello world” of Bayesian statistics. That is, it’s the first model you get to run, often before you even know what you are doing....

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Reusable Pipelines in R

December 13, 2018
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Pipelines in R are popular, the most popular one being magrittr as used by dplyr. This note will discuss the advanced re-usable piping systems: rquery/rqdatatable operator trees and wrapr...

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R community update: announcing sessions for useR Delhi December meetup

December 13, 2018
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R community update: announcing sessions for useR Delhi December meetup

As referenced in my last blog post, useR Delhi NCR is all set to host our second meetup on 15th December, i.e. upcoming Saturday. We’ve finalized two exciting speaker...

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Gold-Mining Week 15 (2018)

December 13, 2018
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Week 15 Gold Mining and Fantasy Football Projection Roundup now available. Go get that free agent gold! The post Gold-Mining Week 15 (2018) appeared first on Fantasy Football Analytics.

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RTutor: Better Incentive Contracts For Road Construction

December 13, 2018
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RTutor: Better Incentive Contracts For Road Construction

Since about two weeks, I face a large additional traffic jam every morning due to a construction site on the road. When passing the construction site, often only few...

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Day 13 – little helper read_files

December 13, 2018
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Day 13 – little helper read_files

This little helper reads in multiple files of the same type and combines them into a data.table. Der Beitrag Day 13 – little helper read_files erschien zuerst auf STATWORX.

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Recreating the NBA lead tracker graphic

December 13, 2018
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Recreating the NBA lead tracker graphic

For each NBA game, nba.com has a really nice graphic which tracks the point differential between the two teams throughout the game. Here is the lead tracker graphic for...

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Twins on the up

December 12, 2018
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Twins on the up

Are multiple births on the increase? My twin boys turned 5 years old today. Wow, time flies. Life is never dull, because twins are still seen...

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Rsampling Fama French

December 12, 2018
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Today we will continue our work on Fama French factor models, but more as a vehicle to explore some of the awesome stuff happening in the world of tidy...

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My introductory course on Bayesian statistics

December 12, 2018
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My introductory course on Bayesian statistics

So, after having held workshops introducing Bayes for a couple of years now, I finally pulled myself together and completed my DataCamp course: Fundamentals of Bayesian Data Analysis in...

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Teaching and Learning Materials for Data Visualization

December 12, 2018
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Teaching and Learning Materials for Data Visualization

Data Visualization: A Practical Introduction will begin shipping next week. I’ve written an R package that contains datasets, functions, and a course packet to go along with the book....

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How to deploy a predictive service to Kubernetes with R and the AzureContainers package

December 12, 2018
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It's easy to create a function in R, but what if you want to call that function from a different application, with the scale to support a large number...

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Customizing Hugo / Blogdown RSS Templates

December 12, 2018
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Blogdown makes it easy to create Hugo blogs or personal websites, and it is becoming more and more popular in the R community. Once the blog is created, people...

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Day 12 – little helper dive

December 12, 2018
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Day 12 – little helper dive

This little helper is a debug function if you do not work with RStudio. Der Beitrag Day 12 – little helper dive erschien zuerst auf STATWORX.

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Visualizing Hurricane Data with Shiny

December 11, 2018
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Visualizing Hurricane Data with Shiny

Visualizing Hurricane Data with Shiny Motivation for Project Around the time that I was selecting a topic for this project, my parents and my hometown found themselves in the...

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Scraping the Turkey Accordion

December 11, 2018
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Scraping the Turkey Accordion

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Geocomputation with R – the afterword

Geocomputation with R – the afterword

I am extremely proud to announce that Geocomputation with R is complete. It took Robin, Jannes, and me almost 2 years of collaborative planning, writing, refinement, and deployment to make...

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Code for case study – Customer Churn with Keras/TensorFlow and H2O

December 11, 2018
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Code for case study – Customer Churn with Keras/TensorFlow and H2O

This is code that accompanies a book chapter on customer churn that I have written for the German dpunkt Verlag. The book is in German and will probably appear...

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Network Centrality in R: New ways of measuring Centrality

December 11, 2018
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Network Centrality in R: New ways of measuring Centrality

This is the third post of a series on the concept of “network centrality” with applications in R and the package netrankr. The last part introduced the concept of neighborhood-inclusion and...

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Using ggplot2 for functional time series

December 11, 2018
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Using ggplot2 for functional time series

This week I’ve been attending the Functional Data and Beyond workshop at the Matrix centre in Creswick. I spoke yesterday about using ggplot2 for functional data graphics, rather than the...

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Reading List Faster With parallel, doParallel, and pbapply

December 11, 2018
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Reading List Faster With parallel, doParallel, and pbapply

I have several tables that I would like to load as a sole data frame. Derived functions from read. table () have a lot of convenient features, but it...

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