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End to end Logistic Regression in R

May 29, 2016
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End to end Logistic Regression in R

Logistic regression, or logit regression is a regression model where the dependent variable is categorical. I have provided code below to perform end-to-end logistic regression in R including data preprocessing, training and evaluation. The dataset used can be downloaded from here.

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Early bird registration for R in Insurance closes 30 May

May 24, 2016
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Early bird registration for R in Insurance closes 30 May

Hurry! The early bird registration offer for the 4th R in Insurance conference, 11 July 2016, at Cass Business School closes 30 May.This one-day conference will focus once more on applications in insurance and actuarial science that use R, the lingua...

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Register now for Hadley Wickham’s Master R in Amsterdam

April 30, 2016
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Register now for Hadley Wickham’s Master R in Amsterdam

On May 19 and 20, 2016, Hadley Wickham will teach his two day Master R Developer Workshop in the centrally located European city of Amsterdam. This is the first time we’ve offered Hadley’s workshop in Europe. It’s a rare chance to learn from Hadley in person. Only 3 public Master R Developer Workshop classes are

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Map of the Windows Fonts Registered with R

April 24, 2016
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Map of the Windows Fonts Registered with R

If you already found package extrafont then you probably found how to load and use Windows fonts in R visualizations. But just in case, everything to get started with extrafont is found here and summarized for using fonts in Windows for on-screen or bitmap output below:One thing to add is a summary of all Windows fonts registered in R. This will come handy...

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R and GIS – working with shapefiles

April 18, 2016
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R and GIS – working with shapefiles

R has some very useful libraries for working with spatial data. In this blog we will look at some of the libraries and demonstrate few basic functionalities. Lets start with reading a shapefile. How to read a shapefile : We will use the maptools package to read the shape file. Along with the maptools package,… Read More »

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Registration for R/Finance 2016 is open!

April 11, 2016
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You can find registration information and agenda details on the conference website.  Or you can go directly to the Cvent registration page.Note that registration fees will increase by 50% at the end of early regi...

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Sharing htmlwidgets as Gists

March 9, 2016
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Sharing htmlwidgets as Gists

A little-known feature in rbokeh is a function that will save an htmlwidget (including rbokeh figures of course) to a github gist and share it, along with its source code, through services like bl.ocks.org or allow it to be embedded in a web-based docu...

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Hierarchical models for conservation biologists made easy

February 25, 2016
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One-day short course at NACCB congress in Madison, WI, on July 16th, with Peter Solymos and Subhash Lele.

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An R Package for the “controversial” counts of registered voters in Uganda

February 12, 2016
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An R Package for the “controversial” counts of registered voters in Uganda

Some members of the Ugandan media have claimed that counts of registered voters for the 2016 General Election, contain almost 20,000 “ghost voters”.  This is according to their analyses (using excel) of data released by the Uganda Electoral Commission (EC), the body charged with conducting a free and fair election. With voting just 8 days away, I wanted to compile...

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Scraping legislative data with R: a progress report

This note discusses the results of this project, which collects legislative data from several European parliaments (plus Israel). The project is coded in R, which has had consequences on its development. The project In a nutshell, the parlnet project scrapes private bills from 20 national parliaments, and then converts the sponsorship information of these bills into legislative cosponsorship networks,...

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