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R 4.0.3 now available

October 12, 2020 | Blog Administrator

The R Core Team has released R 4.0.3 (codename: "Bunny-Wunnies Freak Out"), the latest update to the R statistical computing system. This is a minor update to the R 4.0.x series, and so should not require any changes to existing R 4.0 scripts or packages. It is available for download for Windows, ... [Read more...]

Announcing R Tools 1.0 for Visual Studio 2015

March 23, 2017 | Blog Administrator

by Shahrokh Mortazavi, Partner PM, Visual Studio Cloud Platform Tools at Microsoft I’m delighted to announce the general availability of R Tools 1.0 for Visual Studio 2015 (RTVS). This release will be shortly followed by R Tools 1.0 for Visual Studio 2017 in early May. RTVS is a free and open source plug-in ... [Read more...]

Education Analytics with R and Cortana Intelligence Suite

January 12, 2017 | Blog Administrator

By Fang Zhou, Microsoft Data Scientist; Hong Ooi, Microsoft Senior Data Scientist; and Graham Williams, Microsoft Director of Data Science Education is a relatively late adopter of predictive analytics and machine learning as a management tool. A keen desire for improving educational outcomes for society is now leading universities and ... [Read more...]

A/B testing advertisements with R

July 7, 2015 | Blog Administrator

by John Mount Ph. D. Data Scientist at Win-Vector LLC Win-Vector's last article on A/B testing described the scope of the realistic circumstances of A/B testing in practice and gave links to different standard solutions. In this article we will be take an idealized specific situation allowing us ... [Read more...]

In case you missed it: May 2015 roundup

June 10, 2015 | Blog Administrator

In case you missed them, here are some articles from May of particular interest to R users. RStudio 0.99 released with improved autocomplete and data viewer features. A tutorial on the new Naive Bayes classifier in the RevoScaleR package. R is the most popular Predictive Analytics / Data Mining / Data Science software ... [Read more...]

R User Groups and "after hours" Creativity

October 16, 2014 | Blog Administrator

by Joseph Rickert There is something about R user group meetings that both encourages, and nourshies a certain kind of "after hours" creativity. Maybe it is the pressure of having to make a presentation about stuff you do at work interesting to a general audience, or maybe it is just ... [Read more...]

Adoption of R by large Enterprise Software Vendors

January 7, 2014 | Blog Administrator

by Uday Tennety: Director, Advanced Analytics Services at Revolution Analytics The R ecosystem has become widely popular lately with large players such as Pivotal, Tibco, Oracle, IBM, Teradata and SAP integrating R into their product suites. All these big players are using value chain integration and platform envelopment strategies to ... [Read more...]

useR! 2013 conference update

May 27, 2013 | Blog Administrator

Been trying to reach the website for the useR! 2013, the R user conference that will be held July 10-12 2013 at University of Castilla-La Mancha in Spain? There have been some server problems recently, but you can now get access at the official URL, If you're going, ... [Read more...]

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