Monthly Archives: May 2017

Update to GetHFData (Version 1.3)

May 29, 2017
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- I just posted a major update to GetHFData. Version 1.3 of GetHFData makes it possible to download and aggregate order data from Bovespa. The data comprises buy and sell orders sent by market operators. Tabular...

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Manipulate Biological Data Using Biostrings Package Exercises(Part 2)

May 28, 2017
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Manipulate Biological Data Using Biostrings Package Exercises(Part 2)

Bioinformatics is an amalgamation Biology and Computer science.Biological Data is manipulated using Computers and Computer software’s in Bioinformatics. Biological Data includes DNA; RNA & Proteins. DNA & RNA is made of Nucleotide which are our genetic material in which we are coded.Our Structure and Functions are done by protein, which are build of Amino acids Related exercise sets:Bioinformatics Tutorial...

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L.A. Unconf-idential : a.k.a. an rOpenSci #runconf17 Retrospective

May 28, 2017
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L.A. Unconf-idential : a.k.a. an rOpenSci #runconf17 Retrospective

Last year, I was able to sit back and lazily “RT” Julia Silge’s excellent retrospective on her 2016 @rOpenSci “unconference” experience. Since Julia was not there this year, and the unconference experience is still in primary storage (LMD v2.0 was a success!) I thought this would be the perfect time for a mindful look-back. And... Continue reading →

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5 ways to measure running time of R code

May 27, 2017
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5 ways to measure running time of R code

A reviewer asked me to report detailed running times for all (so many :scream:) performed computations in one of my papers, and so I spent a Saturday morning figuring out my favorite way to benchmark R code. This is a quick summary of the options I found to be available. A quick online search revealed at least three R packages...

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An Interesting Study: Exploring Mental Health Conditions in the Tech Workplace

May 27, 2017
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An Interesting Study: Exploring Mental Health Conditions in  the Tech Workplace

Contributed by Bo Lian. This blog post is the first class project on Exploratory Visualization & Shiny. Please check  the Shiny App here. Background and Motivation The post An Interesting Study: Exploring Mental Health Conditions in the Tech Workplace appeared first on NYC Data Science Academy Blog.

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Data Science for Business – Time Series Forecasting Part 1: EDA & Data Preparation

May 27, 2017
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Data Science for Business – Time Series Forecasting Part 1: EDA & Data Preparation

Data Science is a fairly broad term and encompasses a wide range of techniques from data visualization to statistics and machine learning models. But the techniques are only tools in a - sometimes very messy - toolbox. And while it is important to know...

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tidyquant: R/Finance 2017 Presentation

tidyquant: R/Finance 2017 Presentation

The R/Finance 2017 conference was just held at the UIC in Chicago, and the event was a huge success. There were a ton of high quality presentations really showcasing innovation in finance. We gave a presentation on tidyquant illustrating the key benefi...

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Oakland Real Estate – Full EDA

May 26, 2017
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Oakland Real Estate – Full EDA

Living in the Bay Area has led me to think more and more about real estate (and how amazingly expensive it is here…)  I’ve signed up for trackers on Zillow and Redfin, but the data analyst in me always wants to dive deeper, to look back historically, to quantify, to visualize the trends, etc…  With

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Oakland Real Estate – Full EDA

May 26, 2017
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Oakland Real Estate – Full EDA

Living in the Bay Area has led me to think more and more about real estate (and how amazingly expensive it is here…)  I’ve signed up for trackers on Zillow and Redfin, but the data analyst in me always wants to dive deeper, to look back historically, to quantify, to visualize the trends, etc…  With

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Testing the Hierarchical Risk Parity algorithm

May 26, 2017
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Testing the Hierarchical Risk Parity algorithm

This post will be a modified backtest of the Adaptive Asset Allocation backtest from AllocateSmartly, using the Hierarchical Risk Parity … Continue reading →

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