Articles by n.ashutosh

How to Create Automated Analysis Using R?

July 3, 2018 | n.ashutosh

Have you found yourself repeating the same analysis for different groups in your data? And have you wondered about a better way of doing so in R? I have this problem often. RMarkdown, knitr, and RStudio make generating such automated reports very easy. You need two things: A parent file ... [Read more...]

Best Books to Learn R Programming

January 14, 2018 | n.ashutosh

Books. Books. Books.There are many books to help you learn R programming. But how do you know which book to choose to invest your time? Don't worry. This short list of only the best R books to help you learn R programming. Here we go:R for Data ScienceLearn ...
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Step by Step Tutorial: Deep Learning with TensorFlow in R

January 14, 2018 | n.ashutosh

Deep Learning with TensorFlow Deep learning, also known as deep structured learning or hierarchical learning, is a type of machine learning focused on learning data representations and feature learning rather than individual or specific tasks. Feature learning, also known as representation learning, can be supervised, semi-supervised or unsupervised. Deep learning ... [Read more...]

Little silly fun with R

August 13, 2017 | n.ashutosh

Yes, I know. I’m a hypocrite to be creating ‘interesting’ stuff using R. If you’ll excuse me just this one time, you’ll see some silly fun using R. It is an experiment to see how much we can extend R as well as learning new packages. Add ... [Read more...]

How to Create a Data Visualization from the New York Times in R

February 20, 2017 | n.ashutosh

Undoubtedly, the New York Times publishes the best data visualizations and infographics that are data intensive, yet are elegant. The elegance comes from carefully studying the data, identifying the key patterns and simplifying the graphics to show these patterns or trends. Here’s what Amanda Cox, editor of The Upshot, ... [Read more...]

Mapping Walmart Growth Across the US using R

October 11, 2016 | n.ashutosh

Have you seen the Walmart growth maps video at flowingdata? And, did you wish that you could create similar animated movies using R? Well, you came to the right place. In this post, you will learn how to create point maps at the zip code level and then animate them ... [Read more...]

How to Create Infographics in R

September 20, 2015 | n.ashutosh

Although you will learn in this article how to create inforgraphics in R, I will be honest: I don’t like meaningless, busy, and unactionable infographics. Then why did I write this article? A couple of reasons: I love the message of this chart I wanted to see what’s ... [Read more...]

Why use R when you have Tableau? Tableau vs. R?

June 21, 2014 | n.ashutosh

I have seen many discussions around Tableau Vs. R. Here are my thoughts on this topic. Tableau is a fantastic tool for pattern discovery using data visualization. It is usually my tool of choice when I want throw some data and keep playing with the data to see whether any ... [Read more...]

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