Frequency analysis challenge – a console-based game for R/python

June 6, 2016
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(This article was first published on SmarterPoland.pl » English, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Six months ago we’ve introduced ‘The Proton’ – a console based R game with six data wrangling puzzles. Around 15-30 minutes of fun with data. The game is on CRAN in the package BetaBit.

And just few days ago we’ve added a second game – frequon(). Eight puzzles related with frequency analysis of encoded messages.

It’s much harder than proton.
Expect around two hours of playing with ciphers.
Try it yourself. To get the R version just type

install.packages("BetaBit")
library("BetaBit")
frequon()

You can also try the experimental python version.

pip install --upgrade https://github.com/BetaAndBit/BetaBitPython/archive/master.tar.gz

If you like these games and going to attend useR2016 (June, Stanford, USA) or eRum2016 (October, Poznań, Poland) feel free to ping me (Przemyslaw.Biecek).

To leave a comment for the author, please follow the link and comment on their blog: SmarterPoland.pl » English.

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