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R again in Google Summer of Code

March 22, 2011
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I'm a big fan of the Google Summer of Code.  It brings great projects together with a learning opportunity for students.  Once again the R Project was selected to be part of the Google Summer of Code in 2011.  Some other notable mathemat...

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IBM has a Natural Language Purpose

February 19, 2011
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I wanted to write a blog post about the advancements of Natural Language Processing in light of the performance of IBM's Watson on the Jeopardy challenge last week.  Natural Language Processing is the science of transforming and interpreting human...

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Video of Joy of Stats by Hans Rosling

December 31, 2010
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Video of Joy of Stats by Hans Rosling

The Joy of Stats narrated by Hans Rosling was just produced by BBC and shown to their audience.  Hans Rosling via gapminder.org was kind enough to post the full hour video of the documentary about joys of statistics.  The video is posted on Y...

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Where to find good data sets

December 16, 2010
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O'Reilly Media has been a big advocate of Open Data and believes that is where a lot of computing is going to be headed in the future.  I think they are definitely on to something.  Yet the future could be now.  There is a lot of opportu...

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Big Data Logistic Regression with R and ODBC

December 7, 2010
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Big Data Logistic Regression with R and ODBC

Recently I've been doing a lot of work with predictive models using logistic regression.  Logistic regression is great for determing probable outcomes of a independent binary target variable.  R is a great tool for accomplishing this task.&nb...

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INFORMS Data Mining Competition leaders used Open Source software

November 29, 2010
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INFORMS Data Mining Competition leaders used Open Source software

The results of 2010 INFORMS data mining competition just recently finished.  The leaders were presented at the 2010 Annual INFORMS Conference.  The 2010 INFORMS data mining competition goal was to determine short term movements in stock price...

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R references for handling Big data

October 27, 2010
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The Dallas R User Group had a meeting over the weekend.  One of the discussions is the memory limitations with R.  This is a common subject among the R community and R User Groups.  There has been a lot of strides recently in allowing R ...

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R Links for the Beginner on World Statistics Day

October 20, 2010
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In honor of the first World Statistics Day I thought I would share some of my favorite R links.  R is a free software statistical computing environment for performing all sorts of data and mathematical manipulation.Introduction and TutorialsR Tuto...

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Data mining competition with R

October 8, 2010
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There is a new data mining competition aimed at predicting preferred data mining tools in R via dataists.com.   The concept of the competition is to try to determine which R packages are preferred in the R community via their CRAN package librarie...

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Computer languages and Applied Math

September 8, 2010
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There is no question that computer languages have helped pushed the envelope for applied mathematics.  It is hard to imagine where we would be without airline scheduling, supply chain management, or inventory control if it were not for all of the ...

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