Articles by Tinniam V Ganesh

A short video tutorial on my R package cricketr

December 7, 2015 | Tinniam V Ganesh

Take a look at my short video presentation my R package cricketr Also see 1. Sixer – R package cricketr’s new Shiny Avatar 2. Literacy in India : A deepR dive. 3.  Natural Language Processing: What would Shakespeare say? 4. Revisiting crimes against women in India 5. Dabbling with Weiner filter with OpenCV 6.  A method […] [Read more...]

Literacy in India – A deepR dive

November 5, 2015 | Tinniam V Ganesh

You can do magic! You can have anything, That you desire Magic… You can do magic – song by America (1982) That is exactly how I feel when I write code in R. A few lines of R, lo behold, hundreds of rows and columns are magically transformed into  easily understandable graphs, ...
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Revisiting crimes against women in India

October 15, 2015 | Tinniam V Ganesh

Here I go again, raking the muck about crimes against women in India. My earlier post “A crime map of India in R: Crimes against women in India” garnered a lot of responses from readers. In fact one of the readers even volunteered to create the only choropleth map in ...
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cricketr adapts to the Twenty20 International!

August 8, 2015 | Tinniam V Ganesh

Introduction This should be last in the series of posts based on my R package cricketr. That is, unless some bright idea comes trotting along and light bulbs go on around my head. In this post cricketr adapts to the Twenty20 International format. Now cricketr can handle stats from all 3 ...
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cricketr plays the ODIs!

August 2, 2015 | Tinniam V Ganesh

Introduction In this post my package ‘cricketr’ takes a swing at One Day Internationals(ODIs). Like test batsman who adapt to ODIs with some innovative strokes, the cricketr package has some additional functions and some modified functions to handle the high strike and economy rates in ODIs. As before I ...
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cricketr digs the Ashes!

July 20, 2015 | Tinniam V Ganesh

Introduction In some circles the Ashes is considered the ‘mother of all cricketing battles’. But, being a staunch supporter of all things Indian, cricket or otherwise, I have to say that the Ashes pales in comparison against a India-Pakistan match. After all, what are a few frowns and raised eyebrows ...
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Taking cricketr for a spin – Part 1

July 6, 2015 | Tinniam V Ganesh

“Curiouser and curiouser!” cried Alice “The time has come,” the walrus said, “to talk of many things: Of shoes and ships – and sealing wax – of cabbages and kings” “Begin at the beginning,”the King said, very gravely,“and go on till you come to the end: then stop.” “And what ...
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The common alphabet of programming languages

June 8, 2015 | Tinniam V Ganesh

                                                                                                                                                                                            “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than other.”                                     “Four legs good, two legs bad.” from Animal Farm by George Orwell Note: This post is largely intended for those who are embarking on their journey into the world of programming. […]
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Mirror, mirror … the best batsman of them all?

March 24, 2015 | Tinniam V Ganesh

“Full many a gem of purest serene The dark oceans of cave bear.” Thomas Gray – Elegy in country churchyard In this post I do a fine grained analysis of the batting performances of cricketing icons from India and also from the international scene to determine how they stack up against ...
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Masters of Spin: Unraveling the web with R

February 23, 2015 | Tinniam V Ganesh

Here is a look at some of the masters of spin bowling in cricket. Specifically this post analyzes 3 giants of spin bowling in recent times, namely Shane Warne of Australia, Muthiah Muralitharan of Sri Lanka and our very own Anil Kumble of India.  As to “who is the best leggie” ...
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