This Thursday, December 17th at 7 pm UTC, as part of the Why R? Webinar series, we will be delighted to host Paulito Palmes, a research scientist in IBM Research Europe. He will be speaking about combining utilities and workflows of R and Julia to solve real life problems! Paulito will answer all your questions at the end of the session. Join us!
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- Paulito Palmes Paulito Palmes is a research scientist in IBM Research Europe. He has a PhD in computer science, a Master’s degree in AI and an undergraduate in Applied Math. His research interests cover applications in the following areas: biomedical engineering, IOT, evolutionary computing, context-aware computing, AutoML, RL, datamining, and optimization.
JuliaR: combining Julia and R utilities and workflows to solve problems
Julia’s main design is for HPC (high-performance computing) while R’s original design is meant for statistical computing. With huge amount of data becoming a norm nowadays, having both features are ideal to attack problems related to data science and machine learning. This talk will demonstrate how Julia and R features and packages can be used as complementary utilities to solve real problems. The approach adapts the unix pipeline workflow of solving problems by stitching together a set of small utilities from JuliaR that when combined in a certain way becomes an optimal solution to the problem. These small utilities if properly designed encourages reusability, seamless integration of Julia and R utils, and easy explainability of the entire workflow.
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