Interest in rappers measured by their Google searches

February 17, 2019
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Interest in rappers measured by their Google searches

Google searches and the amount of searches for terms can show how interested the public is in that subject. After all, the act of Googling something is result of someone having some level of interest in that topic. The data that comes from Google searc...

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Le Monde puzzle [#1085]

February 17, 2019
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Le Monde puzzle [#1085]

A new Le Monde mathematical puzzle in the digit category: Given 13 arbitrary relative integers chosen by Bo, Abigail can select any subset of them to be drifted by...

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‚Stata-like‘ tick marks for logarithmic axes in ggplot2

February 16, 2019
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‚Stata-like‘ tick marks for logarithmic axes in ggplot2

I am currently reproducing a statistical analysis a colleague of mine conducted in Stata. Obviously, I am using R for the replication. I came across what I think is...

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Query Generation in R

February 16, 2019
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Query Generation in R

R users have been enjoying the benefits of SQL query generators for quite some time, most notably using the dbplyr package. I would like to talk about some features...

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Visualizing Language Loss in Taiwan: Create an “Age-Sex Pyramid of Language” with ggplot2

February 16, 2019
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Visualizing Language Loss in Taiwan: Create an “Age-Sex Pyramid of Language” with ggplot2

Taiwan Language Survey is a small project I worked on during May to June in 2018. The idea was to create a survey that continuously collects data and a...

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Verbose data.table and uncovering hidden cedta’s data table awareness decisions

February 16, 2019
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Verbose data.table and uncovering hidden cedta’s data table awareness decisions

Introduction When speed and memory efficiency is important, the data.table package is one of the ways to improve those aspects of our R code dramatically. Including data.table in a package...

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Weather Forecast from MET Office

February 16, 2019
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This is another function I wrote to access the MET office API and obtain a 5-day ahead weather forecast:METDataDownload

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Geocoding function

February 16, 2019
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This is a very simple function to perform geocoding using the Google Maps API: getGeoCode

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Take 4+: Presentations on ‘Elements of Neural Networks and Deep Learning’ – Parts 1-8

February 16, 2019
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Take 4+: Presentations on ‘Elements of Neural Networks and Deep Learning’ – Parts 1-8

“Lights, camera and … action – Take 4+!” This post includes  a rework of all presentation of ‘Elements of Neural Networks and Deep  Learning Parts 1-8 ‘ since my...

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Mastering your day as a programmer

February 15, 2019
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How do you program? I feel like there is a lot of advice out there, but most of it focuses on the micro level rather than on the macro level....

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Post to Mastodon from R

February 15, 2019
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Post to Mastodon from R

Mastodon is a decentralized microblogging platform. We can analyse some data and directly post our findings to a Mastodon instance. For example we can plot the different TLDs used...

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Anatomy of a logistic growth curve

February 15, 2019
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Anatomy of a logistic growth curve

In this post, I walk through the code I used to make a nice diagram illustrating the parameters in a logistic growth curve. I made this figure for a conference submission....

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The Most Amount of Rain over a 10 Day Period on Record

February 14, 2019
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The Most Amount of Rain over a 10 Day Period on Record

Townsville, Qld, has been inundated with torrential rain and has broken the record of the largest rainfall over a 10 The post The Most Amount of Rain over a...

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Data-driven Introspection of my Android Mobile usage in R

February 14, 2019
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Data-driven Introspection of my Android Mobile usage in R

CategoriesProgramming Tags Data Visualisation Exploratory Analysis R Programming This is an attempt to see how the data that are collected from us, can also be used for the betterment of us – one’s self....

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Using the ropendata R Package to Access Petabytes of Free Internet Telemetry Data from Rapid7

February 14, 2019
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I’ve got a post up over at $DAYJOB’s blog on using the ropendata🔗 package to access the ginormous and ever-increasing amount of internet telemetry (scan) data via the Rapid7...

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Stats in the newspapers

February 14, 2019
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As I’m waiting to catch my flight back from Stockholm (where I had a rather interesting meeting discussing Bayesian network meta-analysis. But I digress…), I am browsing the news...

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Busy summer ahead

February 14, 2019
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Summer is really going to be busy, this year. But in a good way… In June, I’ll be at our annual summer school in Florence. This year, we have a...

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Visualizing Brooklyn Nine-Nine with R!

February 14, 2019
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Visualizing Brooklyn Nine-Nine with R!

“Hey there criminal. It’s me, Johnny Law!”...

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PDSwR2 Free Excerpt and New Discount Code

February 14, 2019
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Manning has a new discount code and a free excerpt of our book Practical Data Science with R, 2nd Edition: here. This section is elementary, but things really pick up...

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A Shiny app for your perfect circle

February 14, 2019
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A Shiny app for your perfect circle

Abstract: The perfect circle is a shiny app providing a user friendly interface to the algorithm described in the previous blog post Judging Freehand Circle Drawing Competitions. The app allows...

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Online color apps at hclwizard.org

February 14, 2019
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Online color apps at hclwizard.org

The hclwizard.org web page has been relaunched, hosting three online color apps based on the HCL (Hue-Chroma-Luminance) color model: a palette...

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AI, Machine Learning and Data Science Roundup: February 2019

February 14, 2019
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A monthly roundup of news about Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Data Science. This is an eclectic collection of interesting blog posts, software announcements and data applications from Microsoft...

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Happy Valentines day by Nerds

February 14, 2019
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Happy Valentines day by Nerds

Real nerds on Valentines day graph hearts instead of drawing them. My drawing skills are not what I like them to be, my R skills are though! Therefore, let’s...

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Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue, Statistics Can Be Romantic Too!

February 14, 2019
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Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue, Statistics Can Be Romantic Too!

It's Valentine's day, making this the most romantic time of the year. But actually, already 2018 was a year full of love here at STATWORX: many of my STATWORX...

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Generate multiple language version plots

February 13, 2019
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Generate multiple language version plots

The use case is to create the same plot in different languages. I used this technique for Wikipedia plots. We are going to build a list containing all translations,...

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New discretization method: Recursive information gain ratio maximization

February 13, 2019
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New discretization method: Recursive information gain ratio maximization

This method can discretize a variable taking into consideration the target variable, similar to what decision tree do but with gain ratio.

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Try out RStudio Connect on Your Desktop for Free

February 12, 2019
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Try out RStudio Connect on Your Desktop for Free

Have you heard of RStudio Connect, but do not know where to start? Maybe you are trying to show your manager how Shiny applications can be deployed in production, or convince...

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In memory of Monty Hall

February 12, 2019
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In memory of Monty Hall

Some find it a common knowledge, some find it weird. As a professor I usually teach about Monty Hall problem and year after year I see puzzling looks from...

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So, what is AI really?

February 12, 2019
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So, what is AI really?

One of the topics that is totally hyped at the moment is obviously Artificial Intelligence or AI for short. There are many self-proclaimed experts running around trying to sell...

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