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yorkr ranks IPL Players post 2016 season

December 12, 2016
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yorkr ranks IPL Players post 2016 season

Here is a short post which ranks IPL batsmen and bowlers post the 2016 IPL season. These are based on match data from Cricsheet. I had already ranked IPL players in my post yorkr ranks IPL batsmen and bowlers, but that was mid IPL 2016 season. This post will be final ranking post 2016 season … Continue...

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Analyzing World Bank data with WDI, googleVis Motion Charts

September 17, 2016
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Analyzing World Bank data with  WDI, googleVis Motion Charts

Recently I was surfing the web, when I came across a real cool post New R package to access World Bank data, by Markus Gesmann on using googleVis and motion charts with World Bank Data. The post also introduced me to Hans Rosling, Professor of Sweden’s Karolinska Institute. Hans Rosling, the creator of the famous … Continue...

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cricketr sizes up legendary All-rounders of yesteryear

September 10, 2016
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cricketr sizes up legendary All-rounders of yesteryear

Introduction This is a post I have been wanting to write for several months, but had to put it off for one reason or another. In this post I use my R package cricketr to analyze the performance of All-rounder greats namely Kapil Dev, Ian Botham, Imran Khan and Richard Hadlee. All these players had … Continue...

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IBM Data Science Experience:  First steps with yorkr

September 3, 2016
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IBM Data Science Experience:  First steps with yorkr

Fresh, and slightly dizzy, from my foray into Quantum Computing with IBM’s Quantum Experience, I now turn my attention to IBM’s Data Science Experience (DSE). I am on the verge of completing a really great 3 module ‘Data Science and Engineering with Spark XSeries’ from the University of California, Berkeley and I have been thinking … Continue...

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Introducing QCSimulator: A 5-qubit quantum computing simulator in R

June 23, 2016
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Introducing QCSimulator: A 5-qubit quantum computing simulator in R

Introduction My 5-qubit Quantum Computing Simulator,QCSimulator, is finally ready, and here it is! I have been able to successfully complete this simulator by working through a fair amount of material. To a large extent, the simulator is easy, if one understands how to solve the quantum circuit. However the theory behind quantum computing itself, is

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Taking a closer look at Quantum gates and their operations

June 15, 2016
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Taking a closer look at Quantum gates and their operations

This post is a continuation of my earlier post ‘Exploring Quantum gate operations with QCSimulator’. Here I take a closer look at more quantum gates and their operations, besides implementing these new gates in my Quantum Computing simulator, the  QCSimulator in R. Disclaimer: This article represents the author’s viewpoint only and doesn’t necessarily represent IBM’s

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Exploring Quantum Gate operations with QCSimulator

June 5, 2016
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Exploring Quantum Gate operations with QCSimulator

Introduction: Ever since I was initiated into Quantum Computing, through IBM’s Quantum Experience I have been hooked. My initial encounter with domain made me very excited and all wound up. The reason behind this, I think, is because there is an air of mystery around ‘Quantum’ anything.  After my early rush with the Quantum Experience,

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Re-introducing cricketr! : An R package to analyze performances of cricketers

May 14, 2016
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Re-introducing cricketr! : An R package to analyze performances of cricketers

In this post I re-introduce R package cricketr. I have added 8 new functions to my R package cricketr, available from version cricketr_0.0.13 namely batsmanCumulativeAverageRuns batsmanCumulativeStrikeRate bowlerCumulativeAvgEconRate bowlerCumulativeAvgWicketRate relativeBatsmanCumulativeAvgRuns relativeBatsmanCumulativeStrikeRate relativeBowlerCumulativeAvgWickets relativeBowlerCumulativeAvgEconRate This post updates my earlier post Introducing cricketr:An R package for analyzing performances of cricketrs Yet all experience is an arch wherethro’ Gleams

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Beaten by sheer pace! Cricket analytics with yorkr in paperback and Kindle versions

May 10, 2016
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Beaten by sheer pace! Cricket analytics with yorkr in paperback and Kindle versions

My book “Beaten by sheer pace! Cricket analytics with yorkr” is now available in paperback and Kindle versions. The paperback is available from Amazon (US, UK and Europe) for $ 54.95. The Kindle version can be downloaded from the Kindle store for $4.99 (Rs 332/-). Do pick up your copy. It should be a good

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Beaten by sheer pace – Cricket analytics with yorkr

May 8, 2016
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Beaten by sheer pace – Cricket analytics with yorkr

My ebook “Beaten by sheer pace – Cricket analytics with yorkr’  has been published in Leanpub.  You can now download the book (hot off the press!)  for all formats to your favorite device (mobile, iPad, tablet, Kindle)  from the Leanpub  “Beaten by sheer pace!”. The book has been published in the following formats namely PDF

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