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Plotly and rOpenSci: Make ggplots shareable and interactive.

May 13, 2014
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Plotly and rOpenSci: Make ggplots shareable and interactive.

By Matt Sundquist Plotly's Co-Founder Here at Plotly, we are on a mission to build a platform where data scientists can analyze data, create beautiful graphs and collaborate: like a GitHub for data, where you can share and find plots, data, and code. The benefits are: Plots (including ggplot2 plots) are interactive and drawn with D3 (try zooming, panning,...

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CFP: AusDM 2014 – the 12th Australasian Data Mining Conference

May 13, 2014
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CFP: AusDM 2014 – the 12th Australasian Data Mining Conference

********************************************************* 12th Australasian Data Mining Conference (AusDM 2014) Brisbane, Australia 27-28 November 2014 http://ausdm14.ausdm.org/ ********************************************************* Data Mining is the art and science of intelligent analysis of (usually big) data sets for meaningful insights. Data mining is actively applied across all … Continue reading →

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Using Emacs, Org-mode and R for Research Writing

May 13, 2014
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This guide presents a toolkit for writing research papers and monographs using Emacs, Org-mode and R. Org-mode allows embedding statistical code in the document to generate results that can be revised and reproduced, integration of bibliographic references with a database, and consistent formatting without any manual tweaking using excellent support for creation of pdf,

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Beyond R, or on the Hunt for New Tools

May 12, 2014
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For more than four years now (judging by the first post on my old blog), R has been my primary tool for market research. It has thought me a lot, and it has helped me to me advance smoothly in the field of semi-automated trading. Lately however I started realizing that R is lacking essential

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R for Cats: a feline-oriented R tutorial for beginners

May 9, 2014
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R for Cats: a feline-oriented R tutorial for beginners

Looking for a fun and useful intro to R for first-timers, with bonus cat pictures? Look no further than R for Cats, from Scott Chamberlain of ROpenSci. In addition to very helpful tips on R syntax, data structures, and an excellent list of dos and don'ts, it also shows you how to do this with R: Check it out:...

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R and Finance

May 8, 2014
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by Joseph Rickert R/Finance 2014 is just about a week away. Over the past four or five years this has become my favorite conference. It is small (300 people this year), exceptionally well-run, and always offers an eclectic mix of theoretical mathematics, efficient, practical computing, industry best practices and trading “street smarts”. This clip of Blair Hull delivering a...

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R jobs (May 5th 2014)

May 5, 2014
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R jobs (May 5th 2014)

A short update: in the past month, R-users.com has received between 200 to 400 views a day, and 1,000 to 2,000 views after the bimonthly R Jobs post is published on r-bloggers. Below is the site stats for the past month (click for a larger image): That said, this is the bimonthly R Jobs post (for 2014-05-05), based on the R-bloggers’ sister website: R-users.com. If you are...

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New jobs in business analytics at Monash

May 4, 2014
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We have an exciting new initiative at Monash University with some new positions in business analytics. This is part of a plan to strengthen our research and teaching in the data science/computational statistics area. We are hoping to make multiple appointments, at junior and senior levels. These are five-year appointments, but we hope that the positions will continue after...

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Decision making trees and machine learning resources for R

April 30, 2014
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Decision making trees and machine learning resources for R

I have recently come across Ricky Ho's blog "Pragmatic Programming Techniques", which seems to be excellent resource for all sorts of aspects regarding data exploration and predictive modelling. The post "Six steps in data science" provides a nice overview to some of the topics covered in the blog. For some reason, this blog does not seem to be...

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Dave Giles on "MCMC for Econometrics Students"

April 29, 2014
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Dave Giles on "MCMC for Econometrics Students"

In an excellent four part series of posts in March, Dave Giles introduces Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) and Gibbs samplers.  In these posts he gives a cogent explanation for the reasoning and mechanics involved in this branch of econometrics/sta...

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