Base-R Is Alive and Well

August 6, 2022 | matloff

As many readers of this blog know, I strongly believe that R learners should be taught base-R, not the tidyverse. Eventually the students may settle on using a mix of the two paradigms, but at the learning stage they will benefit from the fact that base-R is simple and more ... [Read more...]

Historical Weather Data

August 6, 2022 | R - datawookie

I’m building a model which requires historical weather data from a selection of locations in South Africa. In this post I demonstrate the process of acquiring the data and doing some simple processing.
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How to Scale Only Numeric Columns in R

August 4, 2022 | Jim

The post How to Scale Only Numeric Columns in R appeared first on Data Science Tutorials How to Scale Only Numeric Columns in R, To scale only the numeric columns in a data frame in R, use the dplyr package’s following syntax. Best Books to learn Tensorflow – Data Science ... [Read more...]

Unravelling an Enormous JSON

August 2, 2022 | R - datawookie

I have a challenge: extracting data from an enormous JSON file. The structure of the file is very challenging: it’s a mapping at the top level, which means that for most standard approaches the entire document needs to be loaded before it can be processed. It would have been ...
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Easy R Tutorials with Dev Containers

August 2, 2022 | David Smith

Ever written a tutorial for R — or simply shared some R code with someone — and been told that your code doesn't work on their machine? There's now an easy way to solve that problem: Dev Containers. Dev Containers are a standardized container format designed for interactive use. You can set ... [Read more...]

Complex Exponential Smoothing

August 2, 2022 | Ivan Svetunkov

Authors: Ivan Svetunkov, Nikolaos Kourentzes, Keith Ord. Journal: Naval Research Logistics Abstract: Exponential smoothing has been one of the most popular forecasting methods used to support various decisions in organisations, in activities such as inventory management, scheduling, revenue management and other areas. Although its relative simplicity and transparency have made ...
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