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NCAA Basketball: Clustering Conferences

November 17, 2018 | R on Home

Introduction Data Pre-Processing Load Packages Scrape and Clean Data Pace of Play Overall Tempo Conference Tempo Conference Clustering High-Major vs. Mid-Major K-means The Best of the Rest Introduction With the recent start of the college basketball season, I thought it would be fun to explore how style of play varies ...
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MLB: Ejections and Replay Review

October 2, 2018 | R on Home

Introduction Data Pre-Processing Load Packages Import Data Clean Data Ejections By Year & Cause Ejections By Division Managerial Ejections Introduction The 2014 MLB season marked the first time a team could utilize instant replay to challenge an umpire’s ruling. Although technically introduced in 2008, previously only home run boundary calls could be ...
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Avocado Market Research

September 12, 2018 | R on Home

Introduction Data Pre-Processing Load Data Load Packages Clean Data Exploratory Data Analysis Distribution Avocado Prices Avocado Volume Elasticity Introduction The following report intends to analyze avocado prices and sales volume from 2015 to early 2018 across the US. In addition to a thorough exploratory analysis, I’ll also try to calculate the ...
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The NFL, NBA, & MLB’s Center of Gravity

September 5, 2018 | R on Home

Introduction Drawing inspiration from FiveThirtyEight’s article locating the Stanley Cup’s center of gravity, or the average geographic point of all Stanley Cup winners, I wondered where other leagues (MLB, NBA, NFL) championship trophies’ geographical center could lie. Using Cartesian coordinates for each champion’s city, I mapped the ...
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Spotify Anal-*YE*-sis

August 29, 2018 | R on Home

Introduction Exploratory Data Analysis Load Packages Import Data Danceability Valence Other Variables Clustering Hierarchical Clustering Principle Component Analysis Introduction As the Internet of Things (IoT) landscape continues to grow, practically everyone and everything, it seems, is compiling data or at least generating statistics for any variable imaginable. And music is ...
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