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Visualizing the Spanish Contribution to The Metropolitan Museum of Art

September 21, 2017
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Visualizing the Spanish Contribution to The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Well I walk upon the river like it’s easier than land (Love is All, The Tallest Man on Earth) The Metropolitan Museum of Art provides here a dataset with information on more than 450.000 artworks in its collection. You can do anything you want with these data: there are no restrictions of use. Each record … Continue reading Visualizing...

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Pandigital Products: Euler Problem 32

September 20, 2017
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Euler Problem 32 returns to pandigital numbers, which are numbers that contain one of each digit. Like so many of the Euler Problems, these numbers serve no practical purpose whatsoever, other than some entertainment value. You can find all pandigital … Continue reading → The post Pandigital Products: Euler Problem 32 appeared first on The Devil is in the Data.

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Report from Mexico City

September 20, 2017
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Report from Mexico City

Editors Note: It has been heartbreaking watching the images from México City. Teresa Ortiz, co-organizer of R-Ladies CDMX reports on efforts of data scientists to help. Our thoughts are with them, and with the people of México. It has been a hard couple of days around here. In less than 2 weeks, México has gone through two devastating earthquakes and the...

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Monte Carlo Simulations & the "SimDesign" Package in R

September 20, 2017
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Past posts on this blog have included several relating to Monte Carlo simulation - e.g., see here, here, and here.Recently I came across a great article by Matthew Sigal and Philip Chalmers in the Journal of Statistics Education. It's titled, "Play it Again: Teaching Statistics With Monte Carlo Simulation", and the full reference appears below. The authors provide a really...

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Answer probability questions with simulation (part-2)

September 20, 2017
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Answer probability questions with simulation (part-2)

This is the second exercise set on answering probability questions with simulation. Finishing the first exercise set is not a prerequisite. The difficulty level is about the same – thus if you are looking for a challenge aim at writing up faster more elegant algorithms. As always, it pays off to read the instructions carefully Related exercise sets: Answer probability...

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EARL London 2017 – That’s a wrap!

September 20, 2017
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EARL London 2017 – That’s a wrap!

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Preview: ALTREP promises to bring major performance improvements to R

September 20, 2017
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Changes are coming to the internals of the R engine which promise to improve performance and reduce memory use, with dramatic impacts in some circumstances. The changes were first proposed by Gabe Becker at the DSC Conference in 2016 (and updated in 2017), and the implementation by Luke Tierney and Gabe Becker is now making its way into the...

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pinp 0.0.2: Onwards

September 20, 2017
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pinp 0.0.2: Onwards

A first update 0.0.2 of the pinp package arrived on CRAN just a few days after the initial release. We added a new vignette for the package (see below), extended a few nice features, and smoothed a few corners. The NEWS entry for this release f...

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MLJAR R API

September 20, 2017
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MLJAR R API

Hi! We have added R API for mljar - so you can run sklearn, xgboost, lightGBM, Keras, RGF from one R line :) Please check it on https://github.com/mljar/mljar-api-R

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Major update of D3partitionR: Interactive viz’ of nested data with R and D3.js

September 20, 2017
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Major update of D3partitionR: Interactive viz’ of nested data with R and D3.js

D3partitionR is an R package to visualize interactively nested and hierarchical data using D3.js and HTML widget. These last few weeks I’ve been working on a major D3partitionR update which is now available on GitHub. As soon as enough feedbacks are collected, the package will be on uploaded on the CRAN. Until then, you can The post Major update...

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