Monthly Archives: May 2017

GSoC 2017 : Parser for Biodiversity Checklists

May 31, 2017
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GSoC 2017 : Parser for Biodiversity Checklists

Guest post by Qingyue Xu Compiling taxonomic checklists from varied sources of data is a common task that biodiversity informaticians encounter. In the GSoC 2017 project Parser for Biodiversity checklists, my overall goal is to extract taxonomic names from given text into a tabular format so that easy aggregation of biodiversity data in a structured

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Marketing Multi-Channel Attribution model with R (part 2: practical issues)

May 31, 2017
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Marketing Multi-Channel Attribution model with R (part 2: practical issues)

Even though the concept of the first-order Markov chains is pretty simple, you can face other issues and challenges when implementing the approach in practice. We will review some of them This is the second post about the Marketing Multi-channel Attribution Model with Markov chains (here is the first one). Even though the concept of the first-order Markov The post Marketing Multi-Channel...

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Marketing Multi-Channel Attribution model with R (part 2: practical issues)

Marketing Multi-Channel Attribution model with R (part 2: practical issues)

This is the second post about the Marketing Multi-channel Attribution Model with Markov chains (here is the first one). Even though the concept of the first-order Markov chains is pretty simple, you can face other issues and challenges when implementing the approach in practice. In this article, we will review some of them. I tried to organize this The post Marketing Multi-Channel...

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simmer 3.6.2

May 31, 2017
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The second update of the 3.6.x release of simmer, the Discrete-Event Simulator for R, is on CRAN, thus inaugurating a bi-monthly release cycle. I must thank Duncan Garmonsway (@nacnudus) for creating and now maintaining “The Bank Tutorial: Part I” vignette, Franz Fuchs for finding an important and weird memory bug (here) that prevented simmer from… Continuar leyendo simmer 3.6.2...

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Getting data for every Census tract in the US with purrr and tidycensus

May 31, 2017
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Interested in more tips on working with Census data? Click here to join my email list! Last week, I published the development version of my new R package, tidycensus. You can read through the documentation and some examples at https://walkerke.github.io/tidycensus/. I’m working on getting the package CRAN-ready with better error handling; in the meantime, I’m sharing a few examples to...

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RStudio Server Pro is now available on AWS Marketplace

May 30, 2017
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RStudio Server Pro is now available on AWS Marketplace

RStudio is excited to announce the availability of its flagship enterprise-ready integrated development environment for R in AWS Marketplace. RStudio Server Pro AWS is identical to RStudio Server Pro, but with turnkey convenience. It comes pre-configured with multiple versions of R, common systems libraries, and the most popular R packages. RStudio Server Pro AWS helps you adapt to your unique circumstances....

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Training dates for Marketing Analytics course announced

May 30, 2017
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Training dates for Marketing Analytics course announced

Classes 3-7 July 2017: We have updated our very popular training course to take advantage of the latest Microsoft Advanced Analytics technology and re-launched it as Marketing Analytics using Microsoft R and Azure. We have just announced public training dates and are looking forward to giving the course in the week 3-7 July 2017. This is a live, instructor-led...

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Data Science Podcasts

May 30, 2017
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Data Science Podcasts

Make the most of your commute! - Podcasts are awesome. Especially when you’re stuck in traffic on the way to work. Below are some podcasts I listen to that relate to data science and statistics. Each of them has something slightly different t...

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Data Science Podcasts

May 30, 2017
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Data Science Podcasts

Make the most of your commute! - Podcasts are awesome. Especially when you’re stuck in traffic on the way to work. Below are some podcasts I listen to that relate to data science and statistics. Each of them has something slightly different t...

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Reflections on ROpenSci Unconference 2017

May 30, 2017
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Last week I attended the ROpenSci Unconference in Los Angeles, and it was fantastic. Now in its fourth year, the ROpenSci team brought together a talented and diverse group of about 70 R developers from around the world to work on R-related projects in an intense 2-day hackathon. Not only did everyone have a lot of fun, make new...

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