Articles by Alan

Learn R before Python

January 16, 2017 | Alan

This is not the usual R vs Python post you can find online, in fact I won’t discuss whether one is better than the other. I will show to you why a learner who wants to learn data science will have an advantage by starting with R. Vectors What ...
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Don’t get lost in a forest

December 21, 2016 | Alan

Exploit the power and simplicity of tree-based models in R. What you’ll find in this post This is a brief intro to tree-based models in non-technical terms and their implementation in R. At the end of this post you’ll be able to apply various learning algorithms to a ...
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