Articles by Vineet

Benchmarking R/RRO in OSX and Ubuntu on the cloud

April 10, 2015 | Vineet

** This is a modified version of a previous R benchmark that was done back in 2011. Click this link to see the original post. After using R for quite some time, you get to know a little bit about its strengths and weaknesses. It structures data very well and has a ... [Read more...]

Beating the benchmark for the Kaggle Otto Group Product Classification Challenge with a simple R script

March 19, 2015 | Vineet

Two days ago, Kaggle began a new competition called the Otto Group Product Classification Challenge. In this competition, participants are challenged to create a model to correctly classify products between 9 product categories (fashion, electronics, etc.). The data consists of 200k products with 93 features each. The features have been obfuscated so ... [Read more...]

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